Week 1: September 9th-16th
Coming of Age in the 2010s Week
Imma day late.
Too often Beach Rats finds itself trying too hard. So many art-house coming-of-age cliches are present; they take ecstasy at a party, fireworks (why is there always fireworks?) and he has this shirtless moment in the rain. There's also this bit where they're vaping whilst trap music plays in the background. All of this screams of a film trying to be cooler than it is.