This movie is extremely serious about crossing off every item on the Quirky Indie Drama Checklist as quickly as possible, but thankfully it's never overly "clever" and its typical melancholy tone seems rooted in sincere sadness. Ms. Poots gives a lovely performance, and I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed the whole thing.
Top 5 Reasons To Watch Reindeer Games:
5. One of the dumbest, most convoluted 'twist' endings imaginable.
4. Isaac Hayes' most inexplicable film role. It's baffling.
3. Charlize Theron
2. "I want some fuckin hAAt chAAklAAt... and some pecan fuckin pie."
1. Dennis Farina's inexplicable false teeth.
A truly breathtaking mess of a motion picture.