this is the kinda sci-fi i heavily fuck with. actually preferred this to Ex Machina, and damn this cast is impeccable. I'm still wrapping my dumb noggin around this one and i think i will be for days. this is also notable for having the most "FUCK OFFFFFF!!!" moment for me in a film since the hand scene in Gerald's Game.
People who don't know Scott Aukerman: This special makes no sense
People who do know Scott Aukerman: This special makes perfect sense
Re-watched this one for a uni essay. While the testimony from Family and friends of jumpers, and even a survivor, is undoubtedly moving, it's really hard for me not to see this as a manipulative and voyeuristic documentary that crassly and disturbingly turns real people's torment and suicide into a suspenseful narrative.
The director filmed a real person (among others) named Gene for over an hour, before he jumped to his death. Keep in mind, the director went to this…