Lynn Shelton is a director I’ve been a fan of for a while. I’m a fan of her 2011 film, Your Sister’s Sister. I like her 2014 film, Say When (aka Laggies) and she’s directed episodes of some of my favourite shows, such as Glow and New Girl. I have no earthly idea why it’s taken me so long to see this, her 2017 indie-drama, Outside In. There’s a tone to Shelton’s films, and along with co-writer, Jay Duplass, who I’m also very fond of as a director and writer (Table 19), they’ve created a down-to-earth movie that has that realistic and subtle energy going on, a feel that I’ve always been attracted to.
Duplass himself played ex-con Chris, a