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Ingrid Goes West (2017)

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An unhinged social media stalker moves to LA and insinuates herself into the life of an Instagram star.

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Taylor Sloane
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Ezra O'Keefe
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Nicky Sloane
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Harley Chung
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Nicole (as Hannah Utt)
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Garth Lafayette
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Cindy
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Charlotte (as Meredith Kathleen Hagner)
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Ingrid Thorburn is an unhinged social media stalker with a history of confusing "likes" for meaningful relationships. Taylor Sloane is an Instagram-famous "influencer" whose perfectly curated, boho-chic lifestyle becomes Ingrid's latest obsession. When Ingrid moves to LA and manages to insinuate herself into the social media star's life, their relationship quickly goes from #BFF to #WTF.

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She'll Follow You

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Rated R for language throughout, drug use, some sexual content and disturbing behavior | See all certifications »

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25 August 2017 (USA)  »

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Ингрид едет на Запад  »

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$135,301 (USA) (13 August 2017)

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$440,503 (USA) (20 August 2017)
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This will be O'Shea Jackson Jr. 's second movie ever; his first was playing his father in Straight Outta Compton (2015). See more »

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Instagram does not make a click sound when a user likes a photo. See more »

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Ingrid Thorburn: Talk about something cool, like food or clothes or Joan Didion!
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References Batman Begins (2005) See more »

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Just OK, nothing special
16 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

Ingrid Goes West is a drama that focuses on a young woman who has recently lost her mother and becomes obsessed with filling the void she has left behind by finding a best friend trough stalking trendy bloggers on Instagram. This is the way she discovers Taylor, one of these trendy bloggers, who is situated in LA. In pursuit of what she believes will make her happy, Ingrid goes to California to find Taylor and befriend her, only to find out that this Instagram celebrity's life is basically one big lie.

Even though the message of the movie is a powerful and important one, highlighting that the age of being who ever you want to be is literally here because an impressive Instagram feed can fool everyone into thinking you live the perfect life, it still feels like it has been said so many times before. I couldn't help but be bored at certain points, because by the time Ingrid has befriended Taylor you basically know what will happen, it was just too predictable for my taste.

I want to point out that something being incorporated in films many times before is absolutely not a bad thing, and the philosophy behind the dark side of social media craze is a very interesting topic, but if it's done it needs to be done right and bring a fresh perspective, something I feel this movie just could not deliver on.

I will give it points for good acting and a good script, but other than that there is not much more worth giving credits for.


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