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'Eighth Grade' Star, Director on Portraying Ambivalence of the Internet

“Eighth Grade” writer/director Bo Burnham and star Elsie Fisher discussed portraying the ambivalence of the internet in their new film.

“This is a good portrayal of what the internet is. It’s not always smiles or obsessing on emojis. It’s its own thing. It’s not bad or good; it’s both,” Fisher said at the Variety Studio presented by AT&T at the Sundance Film Festival.

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