This political satire hits so close to home - it's brilliant premise so plausible, and the character interactions so uncomfortably real, it can be like staring into the sun watching it all play out. As the movie escalates into the realm of fiction, it's almost a relief. Bonus points for not succumbing to the "both sides" fallacy while still having interesting things to say about how we engage with others.
An intimate and honest character study of a group of teens and their caretakers, the problems they face, and the scars they carry with them. Few films feel this raw and authentic, with great performances all around including the teen actors. Confidently written and directed, one of the best films of the year.