Hillbilly Elegy

Hillbilly Elegy ★★★½

68 // B

Full Review on Film Updates + The Global Film Podcast 

Quick Review: Hillbilly Elegy is exactly what one would expect from a film like this, for better or worse. Luckily, Ron Howard’s uninspired direction and a morally muddled thematic through-line are overshadowed by career-defining performances from Glenn Close and Amy Adams, as well as a heartwrenching and compelling narrative that will hit close to home for many among us.

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