Fools you into thinking it wants to navel-gaze with its white male protagonist until he realizes he’s just been staring up his own privileged ass the entire time. Meanwhile mine is hermetically clinched from all the dad cringing.
In the most satisfying moviegoing surprise since the reveal of Barbara Rose shambling up a staircase, what was billed in the Sundance program as a conversation between Todd Haynes and Christine Vachon moderated by Richard Linklater turned out to be a SURPRISE RESTORATION OF SUPERSTAR: THE KAREN CARPENTER STORY !
I hope that this return to form becomes more widely available soon. The experience of watching the film with pristine picture and sound, erasing the infinite loop of bootlegs that…