Former Student Boots Riley: 'In Film, The More Personal You Get, the More Universal You Get'

Monday, November 26, 2018

THE GUARDIAN -- Making movies was a long-held aspiration — Riley studied film at San Francisco State university and spent years honing the script for Sorry to Bother You.

His persistence paid off: the film was described by the New Yorker as “a scintillating comedic outburst of political imagination and visionary fury”, while AO Scott in The New York Times wrote: “If you’re not bothered — also tickled, irked, mystified and provoked – [by Sorry to Bother You], then you’ve fallen asleep on the job.”