Accept the tissues. Bo Burnham’s Netflix special ‘Inside’ is heading to theaters


Will you venture outside to see Bo Burnham’s “Inside”?

On Saturday, the comedian and filmmaker announced that their buzzy Netflix special — which captured the soul-sucking effects of pandemic-induced isolation by means of comedy and music — is getting a limited theatrical launch.

Burnham’s vitally acclaimed quarantine masterpiece, which usually struck an emotional chord with viewers similarly languishing in their homes during the open public health crisis, was originally set to open in theaters only on July twenty two.

But right after tickets sold “much quicker than expected, ” Burnham promised on Twitter to add “more screenings and theaters soon. ”


Written, directed and shot simply by Burnham, “Inside” premiered at the end of May, prompting rave reviews and rampant conversation on social media — which this ironically critiques at size through satirical musical quantities such as “Welcome to the Internet” and “White Woman’s Instagram. ”

As the film is available in full on Netflix, the soundtrack is available in order to stream on major songs platforms, including Spotify. The particular album, “Inside (The Songs), ” has spent 4 consecutive weeks atop Billboard’s comedy chart.

Burnham’s songwriting is “as sharp as anything by such respected social satirists as Randy Newman or Father Bob Misty , ” wrote Mikael Wooden , The Times’ appear music critic.

“And that’s before Burnham has even gotten to the final of the verse in question, in which he rhymes ‘“Carpool Karaoke, ” Steve Aoki, Logan Paul’ with ‘A gift store at the gun range, the mass shooting at the mall. ’ Hilarious, right? ”

After rising quickly through the comedy rates as a pioneering YouTube superstar of the early 2000s, Burnham has recently emerged as a well known filmmaker whose 2018 feature directorial first appearance , “Eighth Grade, ” was nominated for 4 Indie Spirit Awards.

Burnham also dabbles as an actor: He lately starred opposite Carey Mulligan in up-and-coming writer-director Emerald Fennell’s Oscar-winning thriller , “Promising Younger Woman. ”


“Inside” marks Netflix’s 3rd comedy special directed simply by Burnham, who previously helmed “Make Happy, ” by which he starred, and “Tamborine, ” starring Chris Rock.

Tickets designed for July 22 screenings associated with “Inside” — showing from various theaters across La, San Francisco and other major U. S. cities — are available at boburnhaminside. possuindo .