Lucas McNelly @lmcnelly is the award-winning filmmaker behind UP COUNTRY, BLANC DE BLANC, and GRAVIDA. Maybe you've heard of him. Maybe you haven't.
One hell of an enjoyable 73 minutes, and you can't really ask for much more than that.
The sort of thing you get in student films where the filmmaker recruits actors from the football team.
That's the chief problem with Mutual Appreciation - at times it's a lot like being the designated driver.
Seitz displays a real talent, a grasp of the medium — clearly a filmmaker to watch.
It feels like one of those 80's TV movies they show on Saturday afternoon when there's no college basketball on.
A mockumentary look at the efforts of a legendary adult auteur to go legitimate...
Every frame is infused with a virginal eroticism that mirrors the preoccupation of the hero.
The key is to get used to the animation as quickly as possible.
Content to present us with a Lawrence that is simply flawed for no discernible reason.
Essentially what we’re seeing is a filmmaker maturing before our very eyes.