shaunline’s review published on Letterboxd:
You might miss Eddie Murphy, but I miss Wesley Snipes. Snipes is REALLY going for it here, which is only surprising because I haven't seen him on screen in so long—he always went all out.
I got major Disaster Artist vibes watching this, but Rudy Ray Moore is a far more sympathetic and likable character than Tommy Wiseau. Being more grounded and human, he's also a lot less of a laughingstock, even though the world around him seemed to think so at the time.
And yet, both men are great inspiration for a true DIY, stick-it-to-the-naysayers spirit. Wiseau may have succeeded by accident, but Moore's breakthrough feels well-earned, and is worth rooting for.