This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
My mom, who did not sit through this film in its entirety, but walked into the room for "updates" over the course of the film, had these things to say:
Near the beginning:
Mom—"Brian, what kind of movie is this? Where is this going?"
Brian—"You'll just have to watch and find out."
*Mom walks out of the room.*
Quite a while later:
Mom—"So Brian, what's happening to the girl in Dogtown?"
Brian—"Well, she offered to help the people in the…