something so genuinely exciting, new and dangerous that I'm hesitant to reduce it to a festival-friendly logline but I kind of can't resist when it comes to this one so here goes:
like if Kelly Reichardt loved dirtbag metal and horror movies and teamed up with the Jackass dudes for a microbudget guerilla remake of PICKPOCKET. or something.
it's also really fucking funny. There's an ingenious sight gag involving Bugles and a treadmill. There's a wholly unexpected (and perfectly executed) MAUVAIS SANG homage. There's a makeshift Freddy Krueger Power Glove, and then there's Joshua Burge, without a doubt the most exciting/talented/freakishly assured young actor I've seen in like a billion years.
and somehow Joel Potrykus, in only his second feature,…