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‘Eighth Grade’ Rules Indie Box Office With Top Screen Average of 2018

“Eighth Grade” is already scoring high marks. The feature debut from writer-director Bo Burnham launched this weekend with $ 255,000. Its debut was especially noteworthy given the film opened in just four theaters, translating to a per-screen-average of $ 63,071.  That was enough to top the record previously held by Fox Searchlight’s “Isle of Dogs.” Wes Anderson’s stop-motion animated film, ...

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Anna Meredith Soundtracks Bo Burnham’s New Film Eighth Grade: Listen

Scottish experimental composer Anna Meredith has composed the score for Eighth Grade, a new film from comedian Bo Burnham. Now, that soundtrack has arrived. Take a listen to it below. In addition to new tracks, the soundtrack also features some works from Meredith’s past releases, including “Nautilus” and “Honeyed Worlds.” The latter track is taken from her album Varmints, which ...

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‘Eighth Grade’ Review: Tender Take on Teen Angst Is Flat-Out Triumph

I’ve been talking and thinking about this fun-to-decode, impossible-to-forget gift from the cinema gods since I saw it at Sundance in January. Now Eighth Grade is going into wide release – and no excuses will be accepted for you missing it. First-time filmmaker Bo Burnham – the 27-year-old, comedy-and-music dude from YouTube – has taken the tiniest details in the ...

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'Riverdale' Star Cole Sprouse Reveals He and His Brother Dylan Were in a '5th Grade Gang' (Exclusive)

“My brother and I, when we went to public school, we even started a little gang back in, like, the fifth grade,” he dishes. “It was, like, a classic elementary school gang.” “We were called ‘The Force,'” Sprouse adds with a laugh. “It was horrible. Yeah, it was really bad.” So, where are the Sprouse brothers’ fellow “Force” members today? “I don’t ...

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