Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower Reviews

May 27, 2017
This is a film of highs and lows; there is no middle ground, no moment of silence, reflection, or introspection. It's like watching a prospective candidate give a mannered and rehearsed 80-minute speech on the campaign trail.
May 27, 2017
Teenager vs Superpower does a solid job of contextualising this larger ideological battle, with talking heads and archive footage, but it's always clear that the focus here is Wong.
May 26, 2017
A stirring ode to the power of the individual in a society that values conformity over individuality.
May 25, 2017
Joe Piscatella, the director, dives in immediately to set a speedy pace. He also provides a quick summary of Hong Kong's recent history, and looks to the future.
May 25, 2017
Capturing every key moment with ... immediacy and tension ... director Piscatella maintains an engaging grip on his unassuming subject's ascendancy.
February 2, 2017
A rousing documentary on a youth movement against, essentially, educational brainwashing.
January 26, 2017
Wherever adults talk to kids about "making a difference," this documentary should be shown.