Jacob Tremblay's new foul-mouthed comedy is nowhere near child friendly, but it's a riotous picture of the innocence of that point in one's life.
Xavier Dolan's first English language effort is a messy melodrama, but also endearing in how personal it feels for the Canadian director.
This film is a breathless mess. It's portrayal of autism, however, isn't outwardly terrible; just part of a long-standing, damaging pattern of other portrayals of autism in film/TV.
Good intentions bombarded with forced attempts at coming out. (✯½)