[robert Palmer voice] Might as well face it, you’re addicted to Butt
Admire it for going where it did, but would have really loved it if any of its big ambitions were better thought out or genre beats (especially the cop thriller) remotely logical
I have been asked by the PR company to take down the review due to an embargo they only just now informed me is in effect.
EDIT -- Embargo up, here was my original review:
As redolent of pee and poop as Hard to Be a God; as miserable and creeping as The Death of Louis XIV; very grotesque and dumb. Somehow there is no joy to be had in watching Al Capone in a diaper, smoking a carrot, mowing…
Often fascinating, but rarely illuminating, with some of the lamest interstitial IMPORTANT HISTORY CONTEXT stock footage ever. Forrest Gump ass shit. But most of all a great reminder of just how flawless her debut is. (And that Bobby Brown’s propensity for being a piece of garbage has not been altered one bit by all the tragedy in his life.)