The Hollywood Reporter reports:
In the temporal wormhole that is pandemic life, the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol by supporters of the eventually-twice-impeached 45th president of the United States feels like it was 20 years ago. And it also feels like it was yesterday.
Along those same lines, viewers of Jamie Roberts’ new HBO documentary, Four Hours at the Capitol, are likely either to think that the 88-minute film is arriving at exactly the right moment, as our visceral memories of the attempted insurrection might be fading and becoming selective, or that it’s far, far too soon.
It is the story seemingly presented from all sides, except — let’s be perfectly frank — you can’t have this story from all sides. Not now. There are hundreds of criminal cases pending and most people are not going to go on the record with an HBO documentarian about things that could get them sent to prison for years.
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Tonight, HBO is airing a doc full of astounding footage of the events of Jan. 6… as well as interviews with QAnon-ers and insurrectionists going effectively unchallenged. Is it good? It’s… complicated! https://t.co/dNdStPb8Gn
— Daniel D’Addario (@DPD_) October 20, 2021