Baker is a master of direction/ cinematography, but this story feels a bit repetitive after a while.
He captures little moments that no one else would ever think of, which he did very well in The Florida Project.
But the key difference between that film and Red Rocket is that in The Florida Project, the story was about good people in a sad, unfortunate situation. Red Rocket, however, follows a manipulative, selfish person in an unfortunate situation.
Simon Rex is…