Emilio Estevez‘s Bobby “is bound to get mixed reactions from critics, especially those not attuned to the times and attitudes it depicts,” says a voice from Los Angeles. “Estevez is aping Grand Hotel and every other multi-story ensemble pic right up to last year’s Crash. Taken as a whole it’s admirable and, I feel, necessary.” I get what he’s saying. The under-40s who aren’t especially liberal or political-minded aren’t likely to respond like boomers who were “there” in one way or another.