Support the Girls
First screened in December 2018
Director: Andrew Bujalski. Cast: Regina Hall, Haley Lu Richardson, Shayna McHayle, Dylan Gelula, Jana Kramer, James Le Gros, Lawrence Varnado, Steve Zapata, Lea DeLaria, Jonny Mars, Zoe Graham, Krista Hayes, Ann McCaskey, Elizabeth Trieu, Nicole Onyeje, AJ Michalka, Jesse Marshall, Luis Olmeda, John Elvis, Sam Stinson, Bill Wise, Pete O. Partida, Sam Slater, Brooklyn Decker, AnnaClare Hicks, Chris V. Brown, John Bryant, Eric John Morton, Victor Isaac Perez. Screenplay: Andrew Bujalski.

Twitter Capsule: Tonal, thematic, structural intents all interesting. I questioned a lot of execution. Cast felt under-directed.

VOR:   A kind of movie I wish more U.S. directors would attempt—in its milieu, its register, its demographics, its structure—even if Bujalski's an odd fit.

Photo © 2018 Magnolia Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actress (Hall)

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