Unfunny Tabloid Calamity

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The basic thrust of my initial 9.12.17 review of I, Tonya (“An Ugly Stick Movie That Will Leave Welts”) was that director Craig Gillespie‘s decision to paint the Tonya Harding story with a dark satirical brush was…well, not pleasing. I found it vulgar, abusive and unfunny, mainly because the story itself is inescapably gross and pathetic. It seems as if N.Y. Times critic Manohla Dargis feels roughly the same way. “As I, Tonya skips

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