Ava DuVernay’s series is a handsomely mounted dramatization, but it often veers into the trite, obvious, and maudlin.
Netflix will release the series on May 31.
The gravity of Krystal’s situation is undermined at every turn by the filmmakers’ excessively broad, comedic strokes.
The rambling conversations and endless wandering through nature could let the film pass for a filler episode of Lost.
The Daniel Barnz film interestingly insists on the audience judging its main character, which places us in a potentially uneasy position.
The pretty-ugly-pretty-ugly-pretty-ugly holographic slipcase cover is a laugh riot-it doesn’t evoke gender dysphoria, only a questionable marketing campaign.
Marc Cherry and his cohorts intend to say something profound about suburbia with their outmoded view of womanhood and the places they call home.