I think it’s a very sincere take on something I’m very interested in which is authorship, the disappearance of the artist within a capitalist endeavor, and the validity of people working outside “traditional” documentaries as documentarians
The Menu is the most idiotic movie I’ve ever seen and is absolutely worthless social commentary and has the kind of narrative and aesthetic that ensure I never need to revisit it again, and yet — I had an absolutely delightful time watching it.
English teachers everywhere are gonna bust a nut when this hits home video because it’s an absolute wet dream of a “movie to show to my class that deals with Serious Issues in a non-confrontational and palatable way when I don’t have a lesson plan.”
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