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I Saw the TV Glow (A24) (2024, D: Schoenbrun) S: Justice Smith, Brigette Lundy-Paine

Teenager Owen (Justice Smith) is just trying to make it through life in the suburbs when his classmate (Brigette Lundy-Paine) introduces him to a mysterious late-night TV show, a vision of a supernatural world beneath their own. In the pale glow of the television, Owen's view of reality begins to crack.

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This had a lot of buzz out of Sundance. I didn’t like their last film, so we’ll see how this one is.
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re: I Saw the TV Glow (A24) (2024, D: Schoenbrun) S: Justice Smith, Brigette Lundy-Paine

Intrigued by the premise but didn't make it through the trailer. The mumbling zero inflection dead voices of the characters completely killed it.
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re: I Saw the TV Glow (A24) (2024, D: Schoenbrun) S: Justice Smith, Brigette Lundy-Paine

I keep reading the thread title as “I saw the TV show ‘Glow’” and expect it to be about the Alison Brie series.
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"They're here."
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re: I Saw the TV Glow (A24) (2024, D: Schoenbrun) S: Justice Smith, Brigette Lundy-Paine

While they are definitely hit and miss, A24 productions consistently give you something outside the box for modern movies.
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re: I Saw the TV Glow (A24) (2024, D: Schoenbrun) S: Justice Smith, Brigette Lundy-Paine

This expands to more theatres this week.

Reviews: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/i_saw_the_tv_glow

The soundtrack is killer.
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I thought it was OK for the most part. I liked it more then Schoenbrun's first feature, We're AllGoing to the World's Fair. There are a lot of things going on and I think many interpretations can be made (comments on nostalgia, trans allegory, etc.). There is a lot of hyperbole around this film in some comments and reviews. As with most of A24's offerings, it is not something for general audiences.

The film looked great and has a very ethereal feel to it. I don't generally like Justice Smith, but didn't mind him here. I liked Brigette Lundy-Paine a lot Atypical and they turned in a great performance.

A lot of interesting cameos/actors in roles from that mid-90s/early aughts era...Fred Durst, Amber Benson, Mike Maronna and Danny Tamberelli. Plus the musicians... Lindsey Jordan (Snail Mail) and Phoebe Bridgers. I'm surprised they didn't get someone like Gabrielle Union for Owen's mom.

As I mentioned in the my earlier post... the soundtrack is great.

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