documentary about the growing trend of “manscaping” as well as men’s beauty in general. we can get into all kinds of discussions about the pressure to look good in society and how important appearance is for the two sexes and how that manifests itself differently with each…we can talk about which sex has it worse and in which ways, but those conversations are generally antagonistic and unfruitful. what this documentary does is start the dialogue about the male side of beauty, and i think we can all agree that that is a much less discussed topic. in this way the film is very successful because it starts a dialogue that we almost never see in popular culture regarding men, but see all the time regarding women.
as is usual for a spurlock film, the subject matter is addressed with humor and presented in a fairly interesting way. it felt longer than it was and it ended somewhat abruptly. other than that, it was an interesting film about a topic that doesn’t really get discussed.Watched in theater