One of the most courageous documentaries I’ve ever seen. A deep stare into the abuse of children and the generational chain. A layer and layer of the darkest stuff to witness. Many won’t be able to handle this but everyone’s heart deserves a test like this so it might seep into the bettering of society. Speaking of, that moment when brother and sister hug after a profound confession and all you hear is the ambient sound of their hearts beating... devastating and like nothing I’ve seen/heard captured on film.
It took Ron Howard to direct the Star Wars movie I had hoped Rian Johnson would have delivered after Looper (Film Review: Looper smartens up sci-fi tropes to riveting effect). So far, as someone partial to science-fiction movies and the Star Wars saga, this writer has been able to chronicle an opinion on all of the movies since George Lucas signed over the franchise to producers at Disney. Oftentimes, these reviews have noted disappointments that have overshadowed hopeful expectations. Now, here…