Elisabeth Moss

Movie review: 'Queen of Earth' is tough to watch, but worth the effort

"Queen of Earth" is not an easy movie to watch. Then again, easy to watch is certainly not director Alex Ross Perry's modus operandi. In his short yet prolific career, Perry has made a point of serving up movies that don't go down easy. And we're the better for it.

It has been a terrible year for Catherine (Elisabeth Moss, who seems to be somewhat of a muse for Perry, after also starring in 2014's "Listen Up Philip" although her part here is considerably better). Her father, a famous artist with whom she worked, has died, possibly from suicide. Her boyfriend James (Kentucker Audley) has dumped her for another woman. She's jobless, aimless,...