A few minutes into Taylor Swift: Miss Americana, Taylor Swift describes the "moral code" that's guided much of her life as "a need to be thought of as good."
The obvious key word there is "good," which fits neatly into the image Swift has projected for most of her career — as a sweet, innocent good girl, give or take a Reputation.
But just as important are the words "thought of." Because as Swift herself readily acknowledges, "Those pats on my head are all I lived for." Miss Americana emerges, ultimately, as a chronicle of Swift letting go of that need for approval, and growing into a woman more confident in her own voice. Read more...More about Movies, Taylor Swift, Streaming Services, Sundance, and Taylor Swift Miss Americana