Day: 14 November 2021

Red Rocket is a naturalistic dark comedy elevated by an astonishing, career redefining performance from Simon Rex: AFI Film Festival Review

When we are first introduced to Red Rocket‘s lead subject – washed-up porn star Mikey (Simon Rex) – writer/director Sean Baker frames him in such a manner that alludes to him being one of those scrappy anti-heroes whose undeniable charm is enough for us to forgive his indiscretions. And indeed, Mikey is that (in a…

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