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Subject: Re: WIND RIVER (no spoilers)
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Subject: Re: WIND RIVER (no spoilers)
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From: moviePig <pwallace@moviepig.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2017 22:09:57 -0500
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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 
>>>> RIVER
>>>> 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 
>>>> moralizing
>>>> 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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