Tonally different and more daring than any biopic from recent memory, the comedy-slash-drama-slash-mockumentary I, Tonya takes huge risks and reaps rewards in its retelling of the sordid life and times of one of tabloid televison’s greatest living punchlines: disgraced former figure skater Tonya Harding.
Filmmaker Craig Gillespie and actor Sebastian Stan sit down to talk about “the incident” and working with actress and producer Margot Robbie on the equally comedic and dramatic biopic I, Tonya.
Opening in theatres across the country: Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis turn their friendship into something more in the romantic comedy Friends With Benefits; and Chris Evans takes to wearing the stars and stripes as he takes on Red Skull in the latest Marvel superhero adaptation, Captain America: The First Avenger.
New this week on home video: Timothy Olyphant tries to survive a town of infected killers in The Crazies; John Cusack goes on a wild ride through the eighties in Hot Tub Time Machine; Paul Bettany plays Charles Darwin in the drama, Creation; and a look at Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief.
Opening this week in theatres, John Cusack stars in the farce, Hot Tub Time Machine; Dreamworks goes mythic once more in the animated tale, How to Train Your Dragon; and Atom Egoyan debuts his latest erotic drama, Chloe.