agamboi has written 1 review for films rated ★★★★★ during 2018.

  • Lean on Pete

    Lean on Pete

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    A deeply sad but beautifully hopeful film. I’ve never experienced the death of a close family member, or homelessness, or the deep insecurity that must come with being abandoned by seemingly everyone and everything in your life. But like any good coming-of-age story, Lean On Pete reminds you that our journeys, while different in substance, share so much in their essential nature. Every aching second of this film reminded me of what life was like when I was 15 —…