‘Ren Faire’ Review: Medieval Times Meets ‘Succession’

Justin Sayles and Jodi Walker struggle for power to recap ‘Ren Faire,’ a three-part HBO docuseries


Justin Sayles and Jodi Walker struggle for power to recap Ren Faire, a three-part HBO docuseries. They start by discussing their personal experiences with Renaissance fairs, the complicated trio of main characters at the heart of this absurd Texas Renaissance Festival conflict, and what makes the Safdie brothers–produced documentary so refreshing (1:23). Along the way, they talk about how Ren Faire illustrates themes indicative of our time regarding older people in positions of power (17:55). Later, they debate who ended up being the most tragic figure in the story and whether the blend of traditional documentary filmmaking with highly stylized techniques fully landed (29:13).

Hosts: Justin Sayles and Jodi Walker
Producer: Kai Grady
Additional Production Support: Justin Sayles

Subscribe: Spotify

Pop Culture

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

7 Best Derby Shoes for Men: So Stylish & Versatile in 2024
Hailey Bieber Said That People Have Made Her “Feel Bad About” Her Relationship With Justin Bieber “Since Day One” As She Admitted That Six Years Later, The Constant Scrutiny Doesn’t “Hurt Any Less”
Kim Kardashian Has Spent Years Saying That Calmness Is Her “Superpower,” And Here’s Why It All Comes Back To Her 2016 Robbery
How RHONJ’s Teresa Giudice Helped Danielle Cabral With Kids’ Careers
Time and Time Again