How does one review a film like “Avengers: Infinity War?” To list the cast would take half the article. Describing the plot in any kind of detail would be viewed as a colossal spoiler. It’s not trying to sell itself to newcomers because by now, the entire world likes superheroes.
What’s better than a story about a man and his dog? A story about a man and his horse. Er, a boy and his horse, in the case of “Lean on Pete,” the most recent film from the burgeoning powerhouse that is A24 and director Andrew Haigh.
This is exactly what the essence of Pourrait’s film is getting at. It is only in a fictitious, female-run world that Alexandra can get away with casual hook-ups unscathed because in reality, her character would be condemned for not adhering to social norms.