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Film Review - Experimenter


The life and times of social scientist Stanley Milgram are recounted in “Experimenter,” but not in direct way. Instead of taking the bio-pic route, writer/director Michael Almereyda cherry picks concepts and domestic struggles to form a larger portrait of iciness and commitment to curiosity. The helmer also selects an artful approach to the feature that makes it feel like a stage production, though the reason for such a specific visual choice is difficult to compute. “Experimenter” is a sterile viewing experience, but not an unpleasant one, with Milgram’s insatiable need to classify human response rubbing off on the effort, which displays more verve in observational mode than it does in domestic replication. Read the rest at


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