I, Tonya

I, Tonya ★★★★

Not as funny as it thinks it is but unlike a certain Best Picture nominee, it actually lets its dramatic scenes breathe and not be undercut by bad low-rent Coens dark humour. Margot Robbie and Sebastian Stan are really great in this film too and the film tells it's story in such an entertaining way but never allows that entertainment to undercut the serious issues of abuse. Speaking of abuse, it's handled in a very unconventional way, wouldn't say it's comedic but it shows the cycle of abuse and manipulation in such an entertaining way without sacrificing dramatic weight.

As someone who didn't know Tonya Harding before this film, this story needed to be told and it's done relatively well.