"In the real world, not the movie world, there was just a lot of support amongst all the girls on set."
"The fact is that these final years of Nico’s life were arguably the best years because she was much more in control, she was happy, and she had her band."
Zosha Millman sits down with writer/director Bo Burnham and star Elsie Fisher to discuss Eighth Grade, why middle schoolers care so much about everything, and why it was important to light the film with natural cellphone brightness.
"People are really complicated–even if they make mistakes, there's always some redeeming quality there. You try to inject something familiar into them."
"I think all of my characters, even Kate in 45 Years, are the same. They are isolated people—and they are outsiders."
"The weirdest thing is seeing yourself tattooed on another person's body. That's happened once. That took me a few days to process."
“All images are questions. if you look at everything, a painting, an image, you can question… The way you look at it, what it brings to your mind, if it reminds you of something. My god."
Lauren Wilford goes long with director Guillermo del Toro on art, life, death, morality and movies.
"I’ve gotten better at letting it go, but something like that scene sort of stays with you for a bit. It’s hard to shake that off after the work is done. It definitely involved a really long hot shower and maybe a bath and a martini or something."
"Kenny has such a deep understanding of his characters, and also a deep understanding of human behavior. The way his characters relate to each other just strikes me as completely real and relatable, in a way I find profound in its simplicity."