Actress Maggie Smith won an Academy Award for playing an actress who didn’t win an Academy Award. An icon.
This was insufferable.
I hated every single thing about this movie. From the cast. To the characters. To the screenplay. To the story. To the editing. Aaron Sorkin seems to have a lot he wants to say, but has no idea how to say it. He directed this just like he writes, with all this haste and speed, but no subtlety. I don’t care how truthful this adaptation is to the real events, the way Sorkin wrote and directed…
tw // domestic abuse
This is going to be the hardest review that I will ever write.
I’m just going to say it: I was mentally, emotionally, psychologically and physically abused by my now ex-husband. I didn’t recognize the abuse at first, it started with little put downs, discrediting my feelings about issues I had, taking jabs at my interests, isolating me from my friends and family, and then it progressively got worse, tearing up my debit cards,…