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Ingrid Goes West (2017) S: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr.



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Directed by MATT SPICER
Starring AUBREY PLAZA, ELIZABETH OLSEN, WYATT RUSSELL, BILLY MAGNUSSEN and O'SHEA JACKSON JR.
Written by MATT SPICER & DAVID BRANSON SMITH

In theaters August 11th // ingridgoeswestfilm.com

Following the death of her mother and a series of self-inflicted setbacks, young Ingrid Thorburn (Aubrey Plaza) escapes a humdrum existence by moving out West to befriend her instagram obsession and LA socialite Taylor Sloane (Elizabeth Olsen). After a quick bond is forged between these unlikeliest of friends, the façade begins to crack in both women's lives — with comically malicious results.
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Re: Ingrid Goes West (2017) S: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr.

Opens limited this weekend.

85% on RT: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/ingrid_goes_west
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Re: Ingrid Goes West (2017) S: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr.

Looks fun. I love Plaza.
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Re: Ingrid Goes West (2017) S: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr.

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Re: Ingrid Goes West (2017) S: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr.

Was just thinking that summer must be over because there were no movies I wanted to see. This could be good though, and I love Olsen.
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Re: Ingrid Goes West (2017) S: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr.

I saw this a few months ago at a movie marathon at my local Drafthouse (pretty sure the whole point was to get folks to see this, since it's a NEON film, but y'know... )

Anyway, it was pretty good. Quite a bit of dark humor and reminded me of that episode of Black Mirror with Bryce Dallas Howard a little bit.
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Re: Ingrid Goes West (2017) S: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr.

Opens wide this weekend.
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Re: Ingrid Goes West (2017) S: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr.

Will try to check it out tomorrow. Plaza fan who liked her in The Little Hours. Guess no one else saw that since I was the only one who posted my thoughts in that thread.
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Re: Ingrid Goes West (2017) S: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr.

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Will try to check it out tomorrow. Plaza fan who liked her in The Little Hours. Guess no one else saw that since I was the only one who posted my thoughts in that thread.
Probably because it barely played anywhere.
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Re: Ingrid Goes West (2017) S: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr.

I caught a showing of this. It's basically a comedic riff on Single White Female (which even gets mentioned in this movie) starring Plaza as the lonely, unhinged Ingrid, who stalks Instagram celebs in order to fill the dull emptiness of her own life.

After a stint in a mental hospital, she becomes obsessed with Instagram hottie Taylor Sloane (Olsen) and manages to finagle her way into Sloane's more exciting life, until a series of complications threatens to expose Ingrid's bizarre and less than savory shenanigans.

Plaza was quite effective playing a mentally unbalanced character. In fact, she's pretty much batshit crazy for a good chunk of the film and disturbingly believable without going too overboard. She's always had a kind of slightly demented look in her eyes and this movie makes the most of it.

Olsen also does a nice job with a less flashy role, while O'Shea Jackson is amusing as Ingrid's Batman-loving landlord who falls a bit too easily under Ingrid's thumb.

About the 3/4's of the way in, the story runs out of fresh comedic ideas and resorts to some highly implausible dramatic twists and a sardonic but all-too-predictable ending. Still, if you're an Aubrey Plaza fan and in the mood for a very dark comedy, you could do a lot worse.

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Re: Ingrid Goes West (2017) S: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr.

Originally Posted by dex14
Probably because it barely played anywhere.
Aubrey was on social media announcing cities where it was playing. It didn't have a big release and mainly hit the art houses. But if I could find it here then others could find it in most major cities with minimal effort.
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Re: Ingrid Goes West (2017) S: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr.

Yeah, my favorite parts of Legion were Aubrey Plaza being batshit crazy.
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Re: Ingrid Goes West (2017) S: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr.

Saw it tonight. I liked it and she alternated between a little off, totally cray, and pitiful. Well done.

And having a 14 year old whose phone is always in his hand, some parts of it hit very close to home.

The ending was one of two ways I thought it would go.

The other was
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burning down her house or something like that


Obviously it escalated quickly but I'm pretty sure she
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had no, or very shallow, feelings for Dan, which increases her psychosis/sociopathy.


So, the ending:
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The most common word used in response to her post was "Inspiration". Inspiration for making it, or inspiration for trying it? If the latter, that's chilling.




Movie season is starting up again - I want to see most of the movies that previewed before it.
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Re: Ingrid Goes West (2017) S: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr.

This was hard to watch for me, bordering on painfully awkward in spots. Plaza does pitiful crazy extremely well.
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Re: Ingrid Goes West (2017) S: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr.

It came out on DVD this week and is worth watching.
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Re: Ingrid Goes West (2017) S: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr.

I wondered if Jackson was going to pursue more acting roles--for those who don't know, he's Ice Cube's son and played his dad in Straight Outta Compton.
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Re: Ingrid Goes West (2017) S: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr.

Just watched this today in it's one of my favorite films of the year.
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Re: Ingrid Goes West (2017) S: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr.

God, Ingrid made me feel so uncomfortable all the time. Really well acted by Plaza. Good flick.

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