It freaks me out that there's a hypothetical version of my life with a Fletcher-esque teacher in it. And in that version of my life, I am ruined... but I am great. I am the BEST. And I can't answer the question that that hypothetical raises, just like this movie can't, just like Damien Chazelle can't...
Would living that life be worth it?
Also, Melissa Benoist is fucking great in this movie and she deserves a role that can win her an Oscar.