80 minutes of anxiety right here, encased with naturalism and packaged within a coming of age story about gender identity and dysphoria. A handheld camera and lack of score allow for this closeness to our main character as we watch them contemplate themselves while not fully understanding who they're supposed to be. Beautifully told, even though I could feel my heart beats get stuck in my throat for a lot of the runtime.
Generally inoffensive and mildly heartwarming, with some great jokes. Jim Carrey had a joke in this that made me burst out laughing, and it was hard to recover for a couple minutes. Also, Ben Schwartz makes a great Sonic. Anyways, don't have much to say about it. It's a fine enough diversion that I enjoyed watching but may never think about again.
P.S: Fast and Furious jokes will never not be funny
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