THERAPY DOGS (Slamdance 2022) – Review by Alexandra Heller-Nicholas

Sometimes a film comes along which genuinely leaves you not knowing what to say. For a critic, that is clearly less than ideal, but for someone who loves cinema in all its shapes and sizes, the experience almost verges on transcendent. Raw as fuck and hot as hell, Ethan Eng’s powerhouse feature debut Therapy Dogs is, at once, a war cry, a manifesto, and an absolute jewel for those of us who love the energy and intensity of true indie filmmaking. Therapy Dogs veritably pulsates with life in every frame, the wild uncontained power of kids themselves transferred to the screen itself.

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