J.T. LeRoy

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In this captivating true story, a young woman (Kristen Stewart) spends years playing the public role of Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy, an enigmatic and celebrated literary persona created by her sister-in-law (Laura Dern).

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  • This story remains fascinating, but the perspective here feels skewed.

    Apr 24, 2019 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

    Mike D'Angelo

    AV Club
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  • "JT Leroy," despite some interesting performances, never quite catches fire.

    Apr 24, 2019 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
  • A capable film featuring superbly spiky performances...

    Sep 17, 2018 | Full Review…

    Jessica Kiang

    Variety
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  • Kelly's film is largely entertaining, set in a world where everyone is playing someone else.

    Sep 13, 2018 | Full Review…
  • While technically a supporting character, Dern often steals the show, relishing the opportunity to shift between a trio of personalities to darkly comic effect. That's appropriate in a movie all about the perils of seeking attention.

    Sep 11, 2018 | Rating: B | Full Review…

    Eric Kohn

    indieWire
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  • For a movie about what's going on under the elaborately staged surface, it's pretty much all surface, right down to its shallow observations about gender fluidity, queer identity and the creative freedom of the alternate persona.

    Sep 10, 2018 | Full Review…

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