We explore the surrealist ending and overarching themes of Netflix's Maniac, the beautiful art piece starring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill.
This article contains major Maniac spoilers.
Sometimes finding health is just about earning a little bit of happiness, be it from a good friend or a road trip to Salt Lake City.
Such basic, slice of life wisdom is the cornerstone for Maniac’s unconventional and deeply affecting ending after 10 episodes on Netflix. Indeed, the limited series that has captured streaming audiences’ imaginations in only a few days is a beautiful trip that is neither about the destination or its journey; rather it is about how one feels about ever been put in motion—as opposed to sitting still in a quiet room. And by the end of Cary Joji Fukunaga and Patrick Sommerville’s magnum opus, just what that motion means can appear to be a complicated thing.