There are films about the right things.
There are films that say the right things.
There are films that mean the right things.
XXL is better than all those films for the most revolutionary reason: it just is the right thing.
A phantasmagoric essay spectacle on the evolution of an artist...
And the best part? That artist is DAVID FUCKING BOWIE!!!
And the only "talking head" in this doc is DAVID FUCKING BOWIE!!!
To be played at maximum volume, preferably in IMAX, which feels like the equivalent of going to a concert while tripping balls in a spaceship.
It’s too long and plays like an assembly cut that needs a bit of tightening...
::looks left, looks right::
But I dug it, and some of the stuff they chose to remove from the released version is mind-boggling.
And Jared Leto was pretty good...