The biggest problem with "To The Bone"

Alex Meyers

109,119

July 28, 2017

3,237 389

To The Bone Video Essay

Netflix has been trying to tackle the hard issues for a while, and I certainly appreciate that. With Dear White People, 13 Reasons Why, and now To The Bone, we see them trying to shine a light on topics that most people wouldn't touch.

But, they sorta come up short in a lot of ways.

The movie mentions magazines and media portrayals, but the limited info we get from the movie about why Ellen or Luke have their issues has nothing to do with magazines or whatever. The movie kind of counters its own point... unless that WAS the point, in which case they just kind of glossed over it.

The fact that Ellen is in a house full of girls and we NEVER learn about them, their stories/past or anything really ruins the message I think To The Bone was going for. Ellen's case on its own is rather extreme and, I would assume, not too relatable for most people.

As for the part at end, of course I'm not saying I know what its like because "Waahh I used to be fat".

The point I was making was that the movie ends with "Ellen's Mom is nice to her and now her issues are gone". But, this is a life long struggle that she is going to have. Even me, with my very, very light experience, still have these issues some 12 years later.

The movie, however, has a sort of fairytale ending that completely glosses over this, I think, very important point.

★☆★Help Me Get to 25000 Subscribers! http://bit.ly/1Iqsdaq

★☆★PLEASE SHARE THIS VIDEO!!

★☆★PREVIOUS VIDEOS:

Amy Schumer - Why is she so unfunny?
https://youtu.be/IjhmAgKUy3c

The biggest problem with "Spider-Man Homecoming"
https://youtu.be/_WRnE-4YKWw

Master of None - The Art of Silence
https://youtu.be/fa2rGkyeaYE

what happened to Pixar?
https://youtu.be/4Uo9PKnqQts

What does "success" actually mean?
https://youtu.be/4JknXtz3A1o

How to be Ryan Gosling
https://youtu.be/SKXjdhtZIIc

★☆★Twitter: https://twitter.com/JudgeOfTheKings

★☆★Music Provided by:

https://soundcloud.com/gvibez

https://soundcloud.com/jazzinuf

Thank you so much for 10000 subscribers. If you like what you see, please share these videos with your friends to show support!

If you read this far, let me know on Twitter if you think I should start a Patreon.
Download Video Convert to MP3
Click "Download Video" to get all available formats for this video or click "Convert to MP3" to get the audio track of this video.
Category: Entertainment
Rating: 8/10 - Very Good
Tags: alex meyers, to the bone netflix, to the bone netflix series, to the bone netflix reaction, to the bone netflix movie, netflix to the bone, video essay, videoessay, video essays, kaptainkristian, kaptiankristian, kaptainkristain, kapnkristn, nerdwriter, nerdwriter1, nerdsync, why is amy schumer so unfunny, netflix 13 reasons why, thirteen reasons why, new netflix movies, best netflix movies, wisecrack, wisecrak, to the bone lily collins, lily collins, lilycollins
Disclaimer

Related videos