September 25, 2019
Trading on sentimentality, this type of storytelling coerces viewers by projecting social consciousness through juvenile media icons. Above all, the ploy is politically devious; the idea of innocence is manipulated as rhetoric.
August 9, 2019
It's authentic, for sure, but as a story about a character juggling grief and poverty and uncertainty, the movie feels as if it's just scratching the surface of its possibilities.