Ma stars Octavia Spencer, a lonely woman who befriends a group of teenagers. She buys them alcohol at their request and invites them to party at her house — but warns them to stay in the basement because upstairs is off-limits.
Despite its initial failure, 1983’s The King of Comedy is now more relevant than ever. Social media enables a whole new generation of obsessed fans to invade the personal space of their celebrity idols without even having to live in the same town as them. The line between celebrity and obscurity, between fantasy and reality, has never been blurrier than it is now.