A strange film essay observing the history of adolescence in the first half of the 20th century. It occasionally touches on some rather compelling stuff, and even captures that universal feeling of angsty rebellion in some points, but it's far too fleeting, tonally jumping, and POV switching in order to really matter out of its insular viewing experience (and the footage shot and edited to look like stock footage is really unconvincing).
Some initial rambling thoughts and notes for a future more coherent review:
-Jordan Belfort makes Calvin Candie look like a pleasant guy to be around.
-This film makes The Departed look like a Disney movie.
-"Two time Academy Award Nominee Jonah Hill"
-"That Rob Reiner guy should act more."
-Never thought I'd hear a Foo Fighters song in a Scorsese film, nevermind one that actually really fits.
-It'll be interesting to see how the mass public reacts to…