Netflix movie review: Hillbilly Elegy – Amy Adams, Glenn Close vie for Oscars in inspirational tale of frustrated white working-class

//Netflix movie review: Hillbilly Elegy – Amy Adams, Glenn Close vie for Oscars in inspirational tale of frustrated white working-class

Netflix movie review: Hillbilly Elegy – Amy Adams, Glenn Close vie for Oscars in inspirational tale of frustrated white working-class

3.5/5 starsWhen the trailer for Ron Howard’s Hillbilly Elegy went online recently, the consensus was that the director’s new film was made to be awards bait. It’s a harsh assessment of what is a highly watchable take on J.D. Vance’s bestselling memoir chronicling his difficult upbringing in Appalachia and his journey to studying at Yale Law School.Vance’s book became a talking point during the 2016 US election, with many believing its portrayal of disaffected white working-class pinpointed why…

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By | 2020-11-10T14:00:11+00:00 November 10th, 2020|Entertainment|Comments Off on Netflix movie review: Hillbilly Elegy – Amy Adams, Glenn Close vie for Oscars in inspirational tale of frustrated white working-class