Any way you look at this film, it is bold. The choices are striking and it will not be for everyone, but it will reward those with the patience and interest in a deep thinker that welcomes every chance to make them uncomfortable.
I was intrigued to see what Jonah Hill would have in store for his debut as a writer-director, and I wasn’t at all disappointed.
The backstory seems more interesting than the story we were told. Hereditary is a movie I would happily watch a prequel of.
There are many other coming of age tales that do the same things as Eighth Grade, but do them better.