American Horror Story: Apocalypse: Grade the Season 8 Premiere

Billy Eichner’s character may not have survived the premiere of American Horror Story: Apocalypse, but at least he went out doing what Eichner loved most: screaming at people on the street. Then again, it’s not like he won’t have plenty of company in the afterlife — following a series of nuclear explosions across the globe, […]

Lifetime's YOU Premiere: Grade It!

When it comes to stalking gorgeous blonde Manhattanites, Gossip Girl was only the beginning for Penn Badgley. The man formerly known as Dan Humphrey is back in Lifetime’s YOU, which premiered Sunday, playing an unassuming book store manager named Joe Goldberg. Of course, if we’ve learned anything from watching Lifetime for the past three decades, […]

Insecure Season 3 Premiere Recap: Sentenced to Lyft — Plus, Grade It!

If ever anyone needed to do what Insecure’s Molly would call some “blooping, blipping and blapping,” it was her bestie, Issa. In the HBO dramedy’s Season 3 premiere, she was still crashing on Daniel’s couch (and doing her damnedest not to hear the noisy sex he was having a room away) and working as a […]

Insatiable Season Finale Recap: 'I Did Some Pretty Dark S–t' (Grade It!)

Friendly warning: This recap spoils the crap out of Insatiable‘s season finale. Binge before proceeding. In a full-circle nod to the Netflix comedy’s premiere, Insatiable‘s season finale found a panicked Patty placing a last-minute, life-saving phone call to a suicidal Bob. But this time around, their situations had changed quite a bit. Following her own […]

Freaky Friday Star Heidi Blickenstaff Explains Biggest Stage-to-Screen Changes (Plus, Grade the Movie)

If you just watched the premiere of Disney Channel’s Freaky Friday and thought star Heidi Blickenstaff looked right at home in the role of straight-laced Katherine Blake, it’s because she is. RELATEDDescendants 3 Adds Cheyenne Jackson as Hades (aka Mal’s Father?) Blickenstaff is the first person to admit that the experience of filming Freaky Friday […]

‘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 […]

HBO's Sharp Objects: Grade It!

There is a very short list of things that Camille Preaker enjoys: Tiny bottles of alcohol. Candy bars. Cigarettes. More tiny bottles of alcohol. Her hometown of Wind Gap, Missouri? Doesn’t make the cut. For Camille, Wind Gap is full of terrible memories — a fraught relationship with her cold mother, unsettling encounters with teenage […]