Whoa, Sean. I usually turn to your reviews for fresh insight that tend to not be too affected by the mainstream mindthink, but I could not disagree more. As someone whose life is pretty much dictated by those affected with mental illness, I thought this movie was on the mark. I could nitpick a few things, but it is a MOVIE! Opinion is one thing, but I fear your reviews are venturing too far into “Film is truth, and truth is ugly/ I am a hipster and hipsters do not suspend disbelief unless it is sci-fi” territory. Relax, dude.
In the Nov. 21 art column, “How the West Was Won Over,” we incorrectly identified the West Collection as the West Foundation and the West initiative. We regret the error.
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