"But it's the motive that's hard to acquire."
Considering the ubiquity of YouTube stars and other reality celebrities, saying "I feel like I know them" seems so trite and meaningless in 2018.
But if you were watching 21 Up in 1977, you'd be crazy not to think that about an ordinary yet extraordinary group of fourteen young people, now at 21 years old. While viewers had only seen brief interviews and snapshots of their lives, never before had such a personal coming of age tale been told on screen.
And by this third film in the "Up Series," the genius is clear, and it's time to start giving director Michael Apted credit for weaving the interviews in these films in…