...built around a performance of near-unwatchable toxicity by Elisabeth Moss, who channels a combination of Courtney Love and Heath Ledger’s Joker with her spiteful, slowly imploding rock star.
...[Moss] sinks her claws into the film with peerless dedication and turns it into something halfway rewarding.
...is a berserker infused a mad poetry.
...[captures] the fate of the anti-rock star, the mid-Nineties female-fronted acts that were going to destroy the label system but ended up just the same self-destructive grist in the mill...
...the range and intensity of Moss's work recalls nothing less than Vivien Leigh in 'Gone with the Wind' and 'A Streetcar Named Desire'.