Maps to the Stars
- Canada / US / Germany / France
- 1h 51min
- Directed by: David Cronenberg
- Written by: Bruce Wagner
- Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Julianne Moore, John Cusack, Olivia Williams
- UK release: 26 September 2014
Scarred mystery girl Agatha (Wasikowska) arrives in Hollywood and becomes personal assistant to aging diva Havana (Moore); meanwhile, her bratty actor brother Benjie (Bird) has become a teen idol. Williams tears into her role as Benjie's mother and Moore is fearless, but it all feels desperately obvious and rather silly.
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Maps to the Stars22 Sep 2014
David Cronenberg's satirical misfire stars a nevertheless impressive Julianne Moore
David Cronenberg arrives about 20 years too late to the party with Maps to the Stars, a strained satire of Tinseltown neuroses that feels surprisingly old hat. Screenwriter Bruce Wagner's slice of Hollywood gothic takes lazy pot shots at easy targets…
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