also known as the guy who has to have the worst takes in the room
Such a disappointing ending to an overall underwhelming film. Jimmy’s character is basically a glorified fucking asshole who thinks that he’s the judge, jury, and executioner in any moral dilemma. Nothing wrong with a character like that, except you shouldn’t have a fucking monologue delivered by his tone deaf wife justifying his behavior in the name of “love” and calling her trash ass husband a king. The glorification of Jimmy’s character is not the only lose end of this film,…
Is this film a commentary on how an exclusionary society objectifies, infantilises, manhandles, and patronises its differently abled subset, or is it an exploitative film that aestheticises disability under an ableist gaze? Some questions may never be answered.
The most problematic element of this film is not the depiction of differently abled people in itself; rather, it is the fact that the film’s director, writer, and cast are all physically abled. An argument could be made that a differently abled…