This, too, is what we go to the movies for: to be awed, to be shocked, to be engrossed by stories of space travel and insurmountable odds and valiant heroes. In that regard, Endgame really is something else.
Other directors would have made this story flashier, more sensational, but Marielle Heller correctly chose a more level-headed and introspective approach.
Boy Erased succeeds in using one person’s story to shed light on a large reality, and takes the chance to explore notions of identity, family and acceptance.
Brie Larson brought about a whimsical comedy for her directorial debut, and while the overall product is irregular it has its delights.