Tiger King’s “choice of inspirational comparison – a mockumentary – is telling”

As Goode recently told Rolling Stone, “What fascinated Rebecca and I was the ‘Best in Show’ aspect, where the people are almost more interesting than the exotic animals they’re keeping.” Goode’s choice of inspirational comparison—a mockumentary—is telling; in “Tiger King,” from the edge of the frame, he delights in the near-unbelievable eccentricities of his subjects.

Doreen St. Félix, “Wild Things”, The New Yorker (13 April 2020), 80.