The 5 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘Private Life,’ ‘Eighth Grade’

One of the year’s best movies, and one of the best Netflix originals to date, is streaming on that service at this very moment, so that’s your top priority for this week’s viewing. It’s followed closely by two terrific summer sleepers, a summer blockbuster that’s not half bad, and a sprawling, masterful piece of television […]

‘Eighth Grade’ is Holding Free Screenings Across the Country That Won’t Enforce R-Rating

Despite its title, eighth graders probably won’t be able to see Eighth Grade in theaters. Bo Burnham‘s incisive, incredible film about coming of age in the digital age was saddled with an R-rating thanks to a few errant curse words that the MPAA is unreasonably strict about. But it’s a film that eighth graders should see. And […]

Daily Podcast: Eighth Grade, Venture Bros., Christopher Robin, P.S. I Love You, Hogwarts Mystery, and More

On the August 6, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss what they’ve been up to in another edition of Water Cooler Monday. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify […]

Bo Burnham on Finding the Perfect Leading Lady for ‘Eighth Grade’ [Interview]

If you’re familiar with the stand-up comedy of Bo Burnham, you might not peg him to be the first candidate to write an emotion-driven comedy about a socially awkward eighth-grade girl who is trying to find her place in a world that she feels has no interest in getting to know her. But ever since […]

‘Eighth Grade’ Review: An Awkwardly and Endlessly Charming Coming of Age Gem [Sundance]

Any adult will tell you that middle school is one of the most awful parts of adolescence. Faces explode with acne, hormones are raging, conversations are awkward, and everyone sucks. So comedian Bo Burnham decided to make his feature writing and directorial debut recounting just how awful that time in all of our lives was […]

It's Official: Game of Thrones' Eighth and Final Season to Premiere in 2019

The year 2018 is long and devoid of a certain fantasy epic. Game of Thrones will not return until 2019, HBO announced Thursday, confirming months of speculation about when the dragon drama would return for its eighth and final season. The cabler did not release a specific start date for the six-episode run. It did, […]

2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII Driven: Eighth Generation of Excellence

– There are many attractions to being a billionaire. You could open a private zoo, commission statues depicting yourself as various historical figures striking heroic poses, or—if you want to go full Blofeld—hollow out your private island to hide a moon-melting death ray. Alternatively, you could forget such fripperies and just buy a Rolls-Royce Phantom. […]

Roger Federer overcome with emotion after historic eighth Wimbledon title

The Swiss master wept as he clinched his 19th Grand Slam in front of his two sets of twins having dismissed Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1, 6-4. And Federer vowed to return to defend the trophy next year as he insisted that he can play on until he is 40. Cilic also burst into tears midway […]

Roger Federer wins record eighth Wimbledon title as Marin Cilic breaks down in TEARS

The Croat put a towel over his head and started crying at 6-4 3-0 down as he struggled to deal with blisters. He didn’t quite throw that same towel in – Cilic composed himself and at least gave Federer a match in the third set – but this was a legend at work. And, in […]