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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 11:52:28 -0500
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On 11/16/2017 11:44 AM, trotsky wrote:
> On 11/16/17 8:31 AM, moviePig wrote:
>> 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.
> 
> If your referring to fixing your smallmindedness I wholeheartedly agree. 
>   Beyond that I still can't decipher what you're trying to say.

There was, imo, a particularly nice and rather unconventional narrative 
choice in this movie, but I find it hard to guess at when -- i.e., in 
what phase(s) of the production -- it was made.

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