‘Eighth Grade’ Star Elsie Fisher Revolts Against Oscar Noms, Reveals Own Charming Film Awards
Published on Jan 14, 2020
“Eighth Grade” star Elsie Fisher quickly ascended to indie film royalty with her endearing, lived-in performance in Bo Burnham’s coming-of-age charmer “Eighth Grade,” playing self-professed “coolest girl in the world” and middle school everygirl Kayla Day. The young actress swiftly went through the gamut of awards season life, from a lauded Sundance premiere and a summer release date for the A24 project, topped off by a series of nominations and awards robust enough to earn Fisher her first Golden Globe nomination and the film an entire Wikipedia page of accolades.
In short, she knows her way around this awards stuff and the odd ways in which it works, and perhaps that’s why the young star is savvy enough to push back against yesterday’s Oscar nominations.
In a Monday night thread on her Twitter account, Fisher opted to unspool her own new listing of film awards for one
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Author: Kate Erbland