Weiner is a fast-paced political portrait for the social media age

Monumental Pictures

Weiner is now available on DVD from Madman Films

Anthony Weiner’s Twitter scandal may have played out across comedy news snippets and tweets ad-nauseum in 2011…and 2013…and 2015 (you get the picture), a seemingly unflappable comeback king, but witnessing the amount of access in the fast-paced and entertaining documentary on Weiner’s campaign for mayor in 2013 still feels astonishingly large. It’s so astounding, so outrageous that one is not entirely convinced it’s not satire, in fact, that co-director Josh Kriegman even comments on it near the end – “why have you let me film this?”.

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