Laney Brooks does bad things. Married with kids, she takes the drugs she wants, sleeps with the men she wants, disappears when she wants. Now, with the destruction of her family looming, ...
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Newsroom drama detailing the 2004 CBS 60 Minutes report investigating then-President George W. Bush's military service, and the subsequent firestorm of criticism that cost anchor Dan Rather and producer Mary Mapes their careers.
Laney Brooks does bad things. Married with kids, she takes the drugs she wants, sleeps with the men she wants, disappears when she wants. Now, with the destruction of her family looming, and temptation everywhere, Laney makes one last desperate attempt at redemption.
Sarah Silverman had absolutely no business pulling off the performance she did. I Smile Back follows the story of a tenderly distressed mother who can't seem to fully absorb her childhood troubles. Its astonishing to think of Gena Rowlands' character in John Cassettes' A Women Under the Influence in the same category as this. However, I am bewildered as to why the rating is significantly low on this film. Although there could have been a little more context behind Laney's past, Silverman dealt with what she got and delivered in a way that no one was prepared for.
The academy would be inane to omit her of an Oscar nomination.
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