Tickled (2016)
First screened in June 2016
Directors: David Farrier and Dylan Reeve. Documentary (?) about the curious and increasingly sinister world of online tickling fetishists. Interview subjects include David D'Amato, T.J. Gretzner, David Starr, Richard Ivey, and Deborah Scoblionkov.

Twitter Capsule: Possible that it's a sketchily made doc with weirdly chosen emphases. But I'm much, much surer it's a not-that-funny hoax. (In fairness, a response.)

VOR:   If this is real, it holds queasy if under-explored human interest. If it's a sham, you could use it as a case study in seducing an audience. More interesting than good, if it's either.



Photo © 2016 Magnolia Pictures/Horseshoe Films/HBO

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: D+


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