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Old 10-04-22, 07:08 AM
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Years after a lottery win, a West Texas single mother is alone, living hard at the bottom of a bottle. Nowhere left to go, she is forced to come home and confront her past. In Theaters & On Demand October 7.

Starring Andrea Riseborough as Leslie, with Allison Janney, Marc Maron, Stephen Root, Owen Teague, Matt Lauria, James Landry Hébert, & Andre Royo.
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8129806

Strong reviews from SXSW earlier this year: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/to_leslie

Michael Morris directed some episodes of Better Call Saul, amongst other some other series.
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Howard Stern was raving about this last week so I watched it this evening. Great film but depressing as fuck. Thankfully it had an uplifting ending. Riseborough is outstanding and turns in an award worthy performance. Maron is also quite good. It's currently at 98% on RT and gets a 9/10 rating from me.
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So, over the last week or so, there has been a HUGE push by Academy voters (many of them being big-name actors) for recognition of Andrea Riseborough's performance. Kate Winslet did a post-screening Q&A on zoom where she called it the “greatest female performance on-screen I have ever seen in my life.”

This was released by a small distributor with zero marketing. So now these voters are doing the campaigning to promote the film.

I do think the performance was very good, and with a bigger distributor, it may have had a bigger impact in award conversation. All of the supporting cast is damn good too.

It isn't available on any streaming services currently, but can be rented/purchased digitally.
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Originally Posted by dex14
So, over the last week or so, there has been a HUGE push by Academy voters (many of them being big-name actors) for recognition of Andrea Riseborough's performance. Kate Winslet did a post-screening Q&A on zoom where she called it the “greatest female performance on-screen I have ever seen in my life.”

This was released by a small distributor with zero marketing. So now these voters are doing the campaigning to promote the film.

I do think the performance was very good, and with a bigger distributor, it may have had a bigger impact in award conversation. All of the supporting cast is damn good too.

It isn't available on any streaming services currently, but can be rented/purchased digitally.
Yes, recently heard the same. It would be amazing if Riseborough snuck in a nomination at the Oscars since she was all but ignored everywhere else. She was spectacular. And blows Cate Blanchett's performance in "Tár" out of the water.

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/mo...5hX6zmWVexFPX0


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So, over the last week or so, there has been a HUGE push by Academy voters (many of them being big-name actors) for recognition of Andrea Riseborough's performance. Kate Winslet did a post-screening Q&A on zoom where she called it the “greatest female performance on-screen I have ever seen in my life.”

This was released by a small distributor with zero marketing. So now these voters are doing the campaigning to promote the film.

I do think the performance was very good, and with a bigger distributor, it may have had a bigger impact in award conversation. All of the supporting cast is damn good too.

It isn't available on any streaming services currently, but can be rented/purchased digitally.
Well... it paid off. She got nominated.
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After watching the film today, I’m shocked, no matter how small the movie was, that she hadn’t been getting nominated for all the other awards, like holy shit.

She’s very good in this and it’s not all the showy stuff and falling all over acting like a crazy drunk either.

It’s a good movie but it’s certainly a difficult watch for the most part. Andrea is in about 90 or 95% of the scenes.

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This will be up on Netflix tomorrow.
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Re: To Leslie (2022, D: Morris) S: Riseborough, Maron, Royo, Janney, Root, Teague

This was not bad though
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I was surprised it had a happy and not a sad or melancholy ending




Her performance was good but maybe Winslet got carried away with her comments.

A big Maron fan and hope he continues to get the movie roles.


He was great in this.
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Re: To Leslie (2022, D: Morris) S: Riseborough, Maron, Royo, Janney, Root, Teague

I liked this more than I expected. The whole cast was good but, yeah, Andrea did a very good job. Not an easy watch but I'm glad it ended like it did.

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