Justice Smith & Brigette Lundy-Paine are haunted friends in very queer ‘I Saw the TV Glow’

Author: Tracy E. Gilchrist

A frightening TV show about teen girls fighting monsters seeps into the daily lives of friends Owen and Maddy, blurring the line between reality and the images they consume in the film festival hit I Saw the TV GlowThe film, which recently made a splash at the Sundance Film Festival, also stars Till’s

A filmmaker on the rise, Schoenbrun’s 2021 feature, We’re All Going to the World’s Fair, explored similar territory by blurring the lines between reality and fantasy in the gaming world.

“Sometimes The Pink Opaque feels more real than real life,” Lundy-Paine’s queer character Maddy eerily says in the trailer. That’s when Smith’s Owen begins to question his reality. Later he proclaims, “Maddy disappeared without a trace. All they found was her TV set burning in the backyard” as the camera cuts to the shell of a TV set in flames.

Watch the I Saw the TV Glow trailer below. The film is out in theaters on May 3.

I Saw The TV Glow | Official Trailer HD | A24SUBSCRIBE: From writer/director Jane Schoenbrun and starring Justice Smith and Brigette Lundy-Paine …

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Author: Tracy E. Gilchrist

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