Although not immune to dragging on in its quest for authenticity, MID90S ragtaggy candour should win affection. Jim Ross reviews ahead of its screenings at Glasgow and Berlinale 2019.
The story is interesting. The actors are talented. But Van Sant, and his screenplay, are unequal to the task.
Martin Scorsese’s film struggles with the contradictions of its source material despite a nuanced performance from Leonardo DiCaprio, writes Robbie Griffiths.