Turning an observational eye towards the world around him, Robert Downey Sr's 'No More Excuses' is a absurdest mockumentary about the state of sexual culture during the late 1960s. More specifically, the film looks at the change of morality taking place during the time, in terms of relationships and changing ideals around marriage which many have dubbed 'the Sexual revolution". This is a wild film, full of absurdest humor and surrealism which really captures this generation's feelings in a fun, yet intellectual way. There are bits involving a Civil War soldier turning up in New York City- lost and confused, inter-cutting footage from the Vietnam War, comparisons between the primal nature of this sexual revolution and primates, and even a segment involving the President of the Society for Indecency to Naked Animals giving a speech about why animals should be forced to wear clothes. Very Off-Beat, Downey Sr's film is never judgmental or critical of this "sexual revolution" rather observational, giving us insight into how he views the current cultural landscape from both the new and old generations point-of-views in a surreal, hysterical way.
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