Critics Don’t Know Anything; Avoid ‘The Assistant’ at All Costs

Nothing happens in the Assistant, don't watch it

I’m far from a structuralist hardliner. By all means, flip things around. Change the way stories are told. Form follows function, and if you can make it fly, I’m buying a ticket. But ughhhhhhh, nothing happens in The Assistant. At its most generous description, The Assistant is a series of vignettes very well enacted by … Read more