• Stacey

    ★★½ Watched by Stacey 24 Jul, 2014

    i mean i know sundance and tiff and the oscars generally go out of their way to find eerie indies to glorify each year but in all honesty why this one? the plot is pretty slow-going and a bit hard to follow and most of the actual movie is really hard to see because its so dang dark.

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  • Zachary Zach

    ★★★½ Added by Zachary Zach

    beautifully shot and in vignettes jennifer lawrences performance is truly Oscar worthy and riveting

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  • seasondays

    ★★½ Watched by seasondays 06 Mar, 2011

    filled with memorable scenes, sequences and shots, and full of good performances, this film’s real problem is weak writing that couldn’t be saved by any kind of dauntless directing.

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  • Luis Enrique Rayas

    ★★★ Watched by Luis Enrique Rayas 16 Jul, 2014 7

    Debra Granik arma un suspenso tan respetuoso que es de admirarse. Al inicio de la película, con las caminatas de Ree, el personaje de Jennifer Lawrence, Granik construye un territorio con personajes rudos y amenazantes, y a su vez, personajes generosos y luchadores. Hay una admiración por la cultura del lugar y sus habitantes por completo, incluyendo sus intimidaciones. Aplausos a eso.

    Conforme Ree avanza queda claro que se esta metiendo en cosas que no va a poder controlar, que…

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  • wolfj74

    ★★★ Watched by wolfj74 09 Jul, 2014

    In about a month I probably won't remember having seen it, though

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  • Hikikomori

    ★★★★½ Added by Hikikomori

    Despite appearing on Guillermo Arriaga's "The Burning Plain", this film was the one that made Jennifer Lawrence a star

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  • Moon

    Watched by Moon 19 Jun, 2014

    I didn't find it interesting at all, sadly.

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  • Viv

    ★★★½ Watched by Viv 02 Jul, 2014

    A surprisingly accurate adaptation from the book, but more importantly a REALLY GOOD adaptation. The whole cast is talented but 18-year-old Jennifer Lawrence as responsibility-laden 17-year-old, Ree Dolly, is the definite highlight. No wonder she was nominated for an Oscar for this movie. Her best work by far.

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  • Christopher Sorgiovanni

    ★★½ Watched by Christopher Sorgiovanni 29 Jun, 2014 3

    J-Law and J-Hawkes are both really good. The movie is bleak, but also pretty dull.

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  • Elias Elias

    ★★★★ Added by Elias Elias

    Great movie, great performances.

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  • annewithe

    ★★★★★ Added by annewithe

    Love this adaptation of Daniel Woodrell's novel. I read the book first and if you're a reader, I recommend it wholeheartedly. Whereas the film is only bleak, the novel is bleak in content but beautiful in its poetic prose. Although I felt the film didn't live up to the imagery Woodrell created for me as a reader, everything that is better in the novel is matched by the brilliant performance of Jennifer Lawrence as Ree. She carries this film and it made her a star.

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  • Petter Holgersen

    ★★★★ Watched by Petter Holgersen 26 Jun, 2014 3

    Great film.

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