Huge on the screen, A plastic doll stares at us. A commercialfor Talky Crissy. Please dry my hair.
One crowd-pleasing Oscar contender arrives in theaters today, while another earns a boost from audiences at the Toronto International Film Festival. Welcome to the Gold Standard, the newsletter from the Los Angeles Times that helps guide you through the ins and outs of the awards season leading up to the Oscars. The movie is sitting as of this writing with a 72 composite score on the movie review aggregator Metacritic.