Louis Theroux’s ‘My Scientology Movie’ – Review

Louis Theroux’s My Scientology Movie is perhaps his boldest documentary yet. The film attempts to explore the darker side of the much discussed Church of Scientology whilst using humour and Hollywood film sets to do so. An entertaining delight throughout, Theroux manages to create a hilariously revealing depiction of what is definitely the oddest religion out there. One of the many brilliant mechanisms that the film uses is humour, which works brilliantly in foregrounding the bizarreness of Scientology. The comedy in the film is particularly familiar to those who remember Theroux’s one of a kind documentary series Weird Weekends. Of...

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