both easy and agonizing to watch. Taps into all of the worst parts of America's fascination with political scandal and treats it with an unusually neutral lens.
despite being impossible to sympathize with in a broad sense, Weiner is a great subject for something like this. He's so used to the cameras surrounding him at all times that his screen presence never feels performative. His tragedy is real. His inability to ever get ahead of his own self-engineered disaster is relatable, even.
this is also beautifully shot. Spur of the moment photography is never easy, and this film makes it look easy.
a shame we can't get compelling documentaries like this every year.