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Part 2 of Leaving Neverland doesn’t present a smoking gun as much as tries to appeal to its audience’s emotions after wearing you down for roughly 4 hours.
With the past coming to roost for so many celebrities, I expected the worst. However, all we got was a shoddy hit piece given legitimacy by HBO.
My Brilliant Friend is a true statement to the power of girls and young women despite a world which tries to undermine and oppress them.
Despite the brilliance of both young ladies, the lessons aced and the idea they were ahead of the curve – life shows they have so much left to learn.
Lila makes drastic moves in order to free herself from Marcello and Elena takes notes on her friend’s social intelligence.
It’s a (mostly) Elena focused episode and we get to see her reach a personal high, and low. Meanwhile, Lila deals with Marcello’s advances.
Lila and Elena continue to take diverging paths and Elena may have finally reached a point of breaking away and getting ahead.
As Elena tries to find ways to keep up, maybe surpass Lila, she comes to a point of realizing that girl is in a league of her own.
We jump to the teen years and as the girls get a taste of being seen as women, neither one seems fond of what that brings.