Sr. (2022). Sr.: Directed by Chris Smith. With Paul Thomas Anderson, Alan Arkin, Robert Downey Jr., Robert Downey Sr.. Follow the tender but appropriately irreverent account of the life and career of Robert Downey Sr., the fearless and visionary American director who set the standard for countercultural comedy in the 1960s and 1970s.
“Time is finite, archives are what one makes of them, and child parent relationships vary by example. The Downeys exemplify this. And kudos to Jr for making u0026quot;Sr,u0026quot; because it is a gem.u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eThe forest view that RDJ provides of his father in his twilight years is as much a love language and path to understanding as it is a finessed effort to balance and setting the bar of creativity and lifeu0026#39;s imperfections for his own children.u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003ePlus itu0026#39;s in black u0026amp; white. Mostly. The self-aware choice of b u0026amp; w elevates the subject imo, and truly provides a greater measure of reverence and artistry.u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eThis documentary is the best example of following your art, following your heart, and never stop pursuing the next opportunity. Film, family, self-reflection.”