An interesting take on mental health
I haven't been rating movies lately, but for this one, I want to contribute to the average score.
This movie really messed me up.
I have a strong affinity for coming of age films, and even when they are relatively straightforward and involve the same common themes, I still have a good time watching them. I was ready to like Eighth Grade based on trailer alone, even if it turned out to be just another typical coming of age film.…
This took a while to digest. Please don't avoid this movie simply because you're not into horror.
I am so thankful I was able to go into it blind, because it is definitely a film that will be heavily discussed, and the trailers do a poor job of containing the mystery. I loved that there are small details sprinkled throughout, which I at first saw as comedic relief, or light social commentary. But those pieces ended up coming back stronger,…