Hillbilly Elegy

Hillbilly Elegy ½

2020 Ranked

2020’s THE GOLDFINCH. An unmitigated disaster, one that is cynically shameless Oscar bait first and foremost. I very much love Amy Adams, but she and Glenn Close are terrible in this. You can’t really fault them, though, given they’re working with atrocious direction and an abomination of a screenplay. Only Haley Bennett comes out of this mess unscathed, giving an actual performance while everyone else is well within caricature territory.

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