Subject: Re: MUDBOUND (no spoilers)
On Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 9:31:04 AM UTC-5, Obveeus wrote:
> MUDBOUND: A 2017 Netflix original film. Set in/after WWII, this film
> follows a group of farmers in Mississippi. Carey Mulligan (AN
> EDUCATION), Jason Clark (BROTHERHOOD), Garrett Hedlund (TRON LEGACY),
> and Johnathan Banks (BREAKING BAD) star as a white family full of racism
> and education without common sense. Rob Morgan (DAREDEVIL), Jason
> Mitchell (THE CHI), and Mary J. Blige (singer) star as a black family
> just trying to get by as tenant farmers. At various times, each of the
> characters becomes the narrator of the story so that the viewer can gain
> some insight on their perspective. This was a slow paced, but well done
> film. I enjoyed it even as it is an 'awards worthy' targeted effort.
> However, I'm not sure I quite understood the change from the start to
> the finish as that seemed to be more than perspective...perhaps an
> ethereal bit of hope for the viewer?
Been thinking about seeing this. Thanks.