Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school—the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year—before she begins high school. R, 94 min.
"Exquisite. A harrowing, alarmingly perceptive look at early adolescence." - Vanity Fair
"Very very special. In his sharp, smart comedy, the director Bo Burnham understands that some of the most pronounced extremes of teenage-hood take place in that lonely room known as our heads." - New York Times
"Wonderful." - AV Club
"Remarkable." - Variety
"Masterfully captures the emotional horror of being a Generation Z middle-schooler, yet tells a universally relatable coming of age story." - Screen Rant
"The comedian-turned-filmmaker has the wisdom to know that eighth grade isn't a stage – it's a state of mind most us never entirely grow out of." - Rolling Stone
"Fisher is fabulous in writer-director Burnham's poignant, sensitive exploration of the challenges of early adolescence in the age of social media and constant phone use." - Common Sense Media