Empire | 'Wiener-Dog' Review


Todd Solondz has built a career on making his audiences squirm, nudging them to laugh at things that are at best sad, and at worst horrifying. Whether it’s a teenage girl’s clumsy requests for love being cruelly refused in Welcome To The Dollhouse or a boy having a frank chat about his paedophile father’s intentions in Happiness, Solondz gives his audience situations no other director does. Because no other director’s really sure if anyone actually should. He’s been causing discomfort for more than two decades now, so much so that most of his fanbase is now entirely comfortable with it.

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