I was hesitant, as always, when it comes to anything Ramsey's, but this go seemed like it had a vision at least. And it totally delivered on it. We're not spoon fed a rehashed true crime tale. It puts the camera, in a brilliantly haunting manner, on what the tragedy means to a family.
I am one amongst the many who is intrigued by the case of JonBenet, and so I too was expecting to see a new resolution of the case. However, the approach of the doc was unlike conventional ones that would resonates emotion out of the topic, and instead shows us the introspection of the people around it, and how the public interacts and form personal attachments to such tragedy. The ending montage was captivating.
As innovative as it is, as far as I'm concerned it's not a documentary as if you didn't go in already knowing the case you would learn very little about it. What I found interesting were the parallels you could draw from those child actors and JonBenet, the pursuit of stardom by the parents (especially the little kid who said he'd lost a days school for a audition that lasted 9 hours and didn't amount to anything).