Emily the Criminal
Director: John Patton Ford Run Time: 95 min. Rating: Not Rated Release Year: 2022
Starring: Aubrey Plaza, Gina Gershon, Jonathan Avigdori, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Theo Rossi
Emily, who is saddled with student debt and locked out of the job market due to a minor criminal record, gets involved in a credit card scam that pulls her into the criminal underworld of Los Angeles, ultimately leading to deadly consequences.
“The crime thriller genre is so routine, what could make it less formulaic? How about a taut script and smart direction by John Patton Ford and a gutsy performance by Aubrey Plaza.” -Dwight Brown, National Newspaper Publishers Association