Subject: Re: WIND RIVER (no spoilers)
On 11/15/2017 8:14 PM, trotsky wrote:
> On 11/15/2017 11:10 AM, moviePig wrote:
>> On 11/15/2017 10:42 AM, william ahearn wrote:
>>> On Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 9:21:33 AM UTC-5, moviePig wrote:
>>>> The massive snowstorm that threatens Wyoming's already frozen WIND
>>>> reservation is just a head-fake (possibly owing to the story's
>>>> basing on
>>>> "true events"). Instead, the movie follows the investigation -- mostly
>>>> outdoors -- of a grisly and heart-wrenching assault on a young Native
>>>> American woman. Ranger/hunter Jeremy Renner leads the pursuit,
>>>> delivering epigrams both pithy and sententious, and there's a
>>>> end-title that's almost puzzling. But, here, the story is the story,
>>>> and it's in expert -- if frostbitten - hands. Solidly recommended.
>>> Yeah, that needless end title bothered me as well. Ir could have been
>>> incorporated into the script.
>> !!! SOME DESCRIPTION OF NARRATIVE STRUCTURE !!!
>> I was especially taken with the ballsy "cutaway" -- as she knocks on
>> the trailer door -- to the boyfriend answering it (and the progression
>> of scenes that followed). Whoever came up
> You don't even know who made the movie?
For that particular flourish, I don't know whether to credit the
director, the screenwriter, the editor, or even someone else...
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