Mm. That ending monologue probably only worked for someone who had been dulled into not paying attention for much of the rest of the documentary (ie me). Imma give Robert Green ooooone more chance but these turns after Fake It So Real ain’t much my thing at all.
Idk if I have the words to explain how much this means to me. I tracked it down for so long with no luck and here I get to see it on the big screen for free. I think this was the first time I’ve ever seen tamales on the big screen and I kinda almost cried about it. To assume a documentary has 100% objectivity is a fallacy but I really felt that Les Blank did his best to…
It’s been a MINUTE and I think this holds up really well. One of like five or six movies that were in constant rotation when I was between like 13 and 15. Probably an all time favorite. You ever love a movie and out of morbid curiosity read all the lowest rated reviews of it? Idk why I did that rn, I didn’t need to do that lol