Director + Producer. Canadian based in NYC.
Striking. Its relatively predictable story is compensated by superb execution. Rides a razor thin line but never crosses over into melodrama. Riz Ahmed is electric.
Unsurprising I liked it so much given that Darius Marder was a writer on Place Beyond the Pines, and Derek Cianfrance co-wrote and produced Sound of Metal.
This is a compelling unraveling of a fascinating man. This said, I'm conflicted about the use of AI deepfake technology to recreate Bourdain's voice. The doc medium already walks a fine ethical line by presenting "truth" through the lens of either intentional or unintentional bias, and to add another layer of uncertainty as to what's real feels reckless and a line I'm not sure we want to cross. Had Neville disclosed the use of the technology I might feel differently,…