In 2018, the writer-director Boot relay His debut feature release Sorry to disturb you It was a bold reintroduction for the artist on the world though it never seemed to compromise. Overflowing with wry humor, this is a film that takes no prisoners and isn’t afraid to confront the brutality of capitalism. It flirts with a more surreal darkness before diving in headfirst, kicking you in the chest with the force of a horse and leaving you reeling in the best way possible. Whether you want to call it magical realism or satirical science fiction, it was a fresh vision that immediately made Riley one to watch. His new project, the series I am Virgo, the price of the wait cannot be high. It’s not just a triumphant return for him, but a showcase for the actor Jarrell Jerome, who step into some huge shoes without ever missing a beat. Big on ambition but precisely focused, it’s one of those works that promises to get people talking just like Riley did five years ago. As shown in the first episode SXSWAlready there is a lot of vibrancy and life on display.
It all starts with young Cutie (Jerome), whose world is small but rather big. Specifically, he is 13 feet tall. Everything from the objects it holds to the ceiling is relatively infinite, with carefully crafted visual gags recalling its cramped offices. Being John Malkovich. However, Riley takes it a step further and doesn’t run out of creative ways to explore how Cootie lives her life. From an entire car bench press to the amount of food he has to eat, it’s all about finding the humor and heart in the details. Significantly, and this is very important, the series is not about turning him into a spectacle.