To Leslie takes a painfully realistic look at an alcoholic mother who makes a big mess of her life after winning the lottery. Andrea Riseborough plays Leslie in a brilliantly convincing performance as the ruined mother.
Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical was a complete surprise to me. I was expecting music, dancing, and a happy, cheerful children’s story. There was music and dancing, but Matilda’s story turned out to be a dark fantasy about child abuse
The Kindness of Strangers is a slow moving story of one woman’s escape from an abuser. Zoe Kazan plays the woman. She took her two sons and fled in the middle of the night. What happened when she reached New