Starring: Emmy Rossum, Hamish Linklater, Martin Freeman, Philip Ettinger, Charlie Rowe, and Alex Karpovsky
Creator: Nancy Oliver
Even as Bitesize Breakdown’s resident old dude, I had never heard of Angelyne. After watching this short miniseries, I now know who she is, but I don’t understand why she matters. Nothing about her story is sympathetic, and there are no grand messages to be found or important lessons learned. The entire idea seems to be “remember that lady who was famous for being on billboards? This is her story.” Granted, Emmy Rossum does a great job and the soundtrack slaps, but ultimately, Angelyne perpetuates her shallow famous-for-being-famous nonsense. I suspect we’ll see a similarly fatuous series about the Kardashians in a few decades.