While documentarians live by a mantra of objectivity and impartiality, sometimes it may, in fact, do more damage than if they had left well-enough alone. Such is the case with director Jamie Roberts’ film about January’s siege on the US Capitol. Giving the insurrectionists yet another platform for their message (and, by the way, referring to them in the simplest of terms, such as “filmmaker”) does nothing to illustrate the severity of their crimes and may, in fact, excuse them as rational. Sure, intelligent, learned viewers can draw their own conclusions, but what about everyone else? Horribly irresponsible.

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