Jordan has written 1 review for films rated ★½ during 2020.

  • Hillbilly Elegy

    Hillbilly Elegy

    ...this is really what Amy Adams and Glenn Close want their Oscars for? Objectively, it’s not a great movie. The pacing is awkward, the writing is sub-par, and besides Adams and Close the acting isn’t there. Then I can go on about the insulting sociopolitical undertones and messages of the film. It just reduces poverty to individual choices and creates a dangerous caricature of Appalachia as poor, drug addicted, and abusive at their own behest. 
    The film is an interesting…