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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: Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:31:14 -0500
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On 11/16/2017 5:07 AM, trotsky wrote:
> On 11/15/17 9:09 PM, moviePig wrote:
>> 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...
> 
> If it helps at all, Taylor Sheridan didn't edit the movie.

It wouldn't help if he did, and catered too.

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