Weiner ★★★★

There's something awfully sad but darkly hilarious about seeing this film in context with the events of late. Weiner is like Boogie Nights meets Gone Girl meets Spinal Tap. Probably the saddest subtlety was seeing how gradually detatched Huma became as the film progressed. It's so strange but ultimately fascinating it's amazing to think that this stuff is really real and not a mockumentary political satire. Weiner does a fantastic job and doesn't just do a blank autopsy, and instead explores the triumph and tragedy of this crooked figure. Whether or not you like or dislike him, Weiner is essential viewing. This is without a doubt one of the greatest documentaries of 2016.

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