this contains some spoilers for bo burnham: inside.

content warning: discussion of suicide

when bo burnham ended 2016’s make happy with a hidden jump cut to a final musical number, i knew the man was destined to be a filmmaker. when he made eighth grade (one of the best films of the 2010s, full stop), that promised was completely fulfilled. now, with inside, he has come full circle.

inside’s only teaser was bo combining the jump cut ending of make happy with a single shot of his bearded face barely visible in a strip of light, haggard and at the…

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