Ingrid Goes West Reviews

August 25, 2017
The experience is akin to being kneaded by a cat - now soft paws, now sharp claws, alternatingly sweet and deeply uncomfortable.
August 25, 2017
"Ingrid Goes West" is a sharp, insightful modern day stalker fantasy, "Single White Female" through a Valencia Instagram filter.
August 24, 2017
Plaza, of course, is marvelous in the title role, embracing Ingrid's unflattering neediness with a commitment that's scary.
August 24, 2017
Aubrey Plaza is brilliant in "Ingrid goes West," Matt Spicer's smart, satirical and sometimes scathing takedown of the vapidity social media sometimes injects into life.
August 24, 2017
Now 33, Plaza can still get away with playing an ingenue (that's what Ingrid is, a toxic ingenue). She can do comedy. She can do drama. She's best of all, as here, at combining both.
August 23, 2017
You won't remember "Ingrid Goes West" for long after it's over, but as summer diversions go, you could do much worse.
August 22, 2017
Ingrid Goes West is part comedy, part tragedy, part horror/thriller, and part social commentary. Although it is primarily satirical, director/co-writer Matt Spicer never loses sight of the characters.
August 18, 2017
Director and co-writer Matt Spicer displays just the right touch as the story gets crazier.
August 18, 2017
The critique is clever but the limit is the one so common in satire: it's hard to care about the fate of a character this exaggerated.
August 17, 2017
It comes on like a Sundance comedy ... but it unfolds like a Hitchcock suspenser.