My Friend Dahmer (2017)

Marc Meyers directs Ross Lynch, Alex Wolff and Anne Heche in this teen drama based on the recollections of a cartoonist who went to high school with true life serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.

A look that evokes Dazed and Confused, Freaks and Geeks and Over the Edge can’t save this dull film. We look at loneliness and the psychology of mental disintegration through a filter of pranks and bullying. It is all too slight, never giving its actors anything but the expected motions to work through.


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