Slapstick Tragedy

Posted January 9, 2018 11:27 pm by Editor

Slapstick Tragedy

I, Tonya
is a biopic/mockumentary about figure skater Tonya Harding (played by Margot Robbie)—United States champion in 1991 and 1994; first American woman to land a triple axel in competition; stripped of her second title and banned for life from figure skating after she pled guilty to conspiring to hinder the prosecution in the assault organized by her ex-husband Jeff Gillooly on her rival Nancy Kerrigan. The opening titles say the film is “based on irony free [sic], wildly contradictory, totally true interviews with Tonya Harding and Jeff Gillooly.” The first line has Jeff (played by Sebastian Stan) pointing out

Read more ... https://www.firstthings.com

Send this to a friend