I'm a little frightened of how this might play out when it airs on HBO next month, given it didn't screen at any festivals and its theatrical release was revoked.
But HBO has a pretty excellent track record, and the trailer suggests it might not be half bad, offering sort of a "film about a film" approach with regard to the classic doc, and giving us a look at pre-doc big and lil' Edie's lives. And my biggest fear - Drew Barrymore's acting capabilities - have been partially restrained via the trailer. Her Little Edie impersonation is surprisingly spot-on.
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