Don't know where I'm in five
But I'm young and alive
Fuck what they are saying, what a life
God, I fucking love this movie!
Now, excuse me, I need to go hug everyone.
May all of you accept yourselves and be loved properly.
This one actually felt very exploitative to me. If you're looking for something to put the events of this case in a timeline - I guess, this documentary does a decent job. But that's all it does. It takes existing footage and arranges it in a specific order. It doesn't attempt to explore the reasoning. It doesn't attempt to uncover something you can't already learn from a simple Google search. It doesn't give it any kind of perspective. All it…
OK, so first of all, Willem Dafoe is great in this.
Second, the color palette and the way Sean Baker makes the ugliness of the world look almost whimsical is also great from the aesthetic perspective.
Did I watch the same movie everyone else did? Because, apparently, everyone watched some magical, wonderful, best movie of the year about "real people" and "real childhood". I watched a movie about some the most obnoxious kids and adults/parents I've ever seen on…