Now Showing: “Maps to the Stars”

Posted on March 05, 2015, 11:56 pm
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Maps to the StarsDavid Cronenberg, known for psycho-thrillers genre, brings us another wincing film in the guise of a Hollywood melodrama called Maps To The Stars. With a character development that twists and winds much like the Hollywood Hills themselves, we are first introduced to Havana Segrand (Julianne Moore), a depressed, aging actress struggling to hook a part as a younger, complex character a film and thus revitalize her career. Then we meet Agatha Weiss (Mia Wasikowska), who is a recovering burn victim with a mysterious past who lands fresh into LA with a “meh” attitude. Havanna hires Agatha as her personal assistant and the dark side of both powerful women are unveiled in a web of on going secrets and lies.

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Maps to the Stars

Director: David Cronenberg

Cast: Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, Robert Pattinson, John Cusack

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Run Time: 111 mins

Release Year: 2015

Country Of Origin: USA

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