God, what a piece of shit. 150 minutes of the most unpleasant blockbuster filmmaking.
Sean Baker is one of the most empathetic filmmakers working today. This story--about a 6-year old girl on the fringes of the Walt Disney World Resort area in Orlando, Florida--could have so easily been mawkish, exploitative, condescending, or all three. Baker and his co-writer, Chris Bergoch, are able to tell the story of how little Moonee is just trying to have a fun summer without it ever sliding into something obnoxious or preachy. The film boasts what is among Willem…