Ingrid Goes West

Ingrid Goes West

DVD - 2017
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An unhinged social media stalker (Aubrey Plaza) moves to LA and insinuates herself into the life of an Instagram star (Elizabeth Olsen).
Publisher: [Canada] :, Mongrel Media,, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (98 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches
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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Sep 20, 2018

This comedic/drama film is about a young woman who decides to move out West in order to be with her Instagram famous icon, following the death of her mother and many other unfortunate events. Although things start off smooth, they quickly take a turn for the worst as the two women begin to learn more about one another. This movie is a satire in many ways, as any Aubrey Plaza film usually is, however it did not deliver as many laughs as I expected. The premise of the film is something you can only really understand if you grew up in the twenty first century, and it has many stereotypical and cheap jokes. Nonetheless, I would rate the film 3.5/5 stars for delivering lots of fun entertainment. @The_Reviewer of the Hamilton Public Library Teen Review Board

VaughanPLMeena Jul 12, 2018

A dark comedy about how people's obsession of being 'liked' on social media can spiral out of control. A cautionary tale perhaps?

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spiritchild
Jun 09, 2018

In this time of the world where many friends are 'online' it does give this a real time feeling. People stalked 'famous' people previously but now they have a electronic method. After all how did the Kardashian's become so well known and yet not liked as well. That social network takes away the personal aspect and makes more people feel lonelier.

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gingin1972
May 08, 2018

Wasn't to bad of a movie kind of slow and boring at times!

JCLHeatherB Apr 24, 2018

I liked this as a creepy, cringe-y dark comedy. What I didn't like so much was the "social commentary" aspect, which I suspect the filmmakers thought was important but for me just fell flat. Still worth a watch.

ArapahoeTiegan Apr 21, 2018

An interesting commentary on making friends in the world of social media obsessed people.

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sarahdevi
Apr 20, 2018

Aubrey Plaza and Elizabeth Olsen are really good in this quirky, funny, dark movie.

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mistical
Mar 31, 2018

Painful to watch, and didn't make fun of the current Instagram culture like I'd hoped.

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EB8624
Mar 05, 2018

I couldn't stop watching even though it's an average movie. Chick flick--
-guys won't like it.

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lukasevansherman
Feb 07, 2018

Call it a "Single White Female" for the age of Instagram. A lonely, unbalanced woman (Aubrey Plaza) who has recently lost her mother moves to California to stalk/befriend an Instagram star (Elizabeth Olsen) and her artist husband (Wyatt "son of Kurt" Russell). Plaza, whom I've liked since "Parks and Recreation," fully commits to the part and is able to make a pretty unlikable character both sympathetic and cringe-worthy. I think it wants to be saying something about social media culture, but it's not quite clever enough. Worth seeing for those who like their indie movies dark and a little off kilter. Ice Cube's son O'Shea Jackson, Jr. co-stars.

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