Yesterday I noticed that Megan Is Missing was trending on Letterboxd, and I was immediately puzzled why. I had known about the film for years but never bothered watching it. I shortly found out it went viral on TikTok, but when I was looking at the page for the film, the name of the director Michael Goi felt familiar. A couple months ago, I was talking to a friend that mentioned they knew this cinematographer named Michael Goi and visited…
I definitely appreciate the ambition and craft the Wachowski sisters put into this, and I think it paid off because this is unbelievably unique and not like much I have seen. At the same time, I am thoroughly weirded out by what I just watched. Comparable to The Cat In The Hat and Naqoyqatsi in its aesthetics, I feel like I’m admiring this for the zany visually wackiness more than I can say I’m on board with all of it.