‘Nightcrawlers’ Review: A Documentary About the Horrors of Addiction and Homelessness [Denver Film Festival]
Posted on Friday, November 29th, 2019 by Amelia Emberwing
This review contains minor spoilers for the documentary Nightcrawlers.
Making a documentary about addiction or mental illness without being exploitative of the subject can be a tall order. By and large, Stephen McCoy’s Nightcrawlers manages to pull it off. While that may be because McCoy quickly becomes the subject of his own documentary, it’s worth at least acknowledging the care that he shows to the strangers he films.