Wind River Review

Wind River is a 2017 American neo-Western murder mystery film directed by Taylor Sheridan, starring Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Gil Birmingham and Graham Greene. The story follows a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service tracker and an FBI agent, respectively, who try to solve a murder on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming. Positives: Terrific performances Good story Great cinematography Terrific score Great characters Intense action Good writing Negatives: n/a Plot:  While hunting a mountain lion, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service tracker Cory Lambert discovers the dead body of a young woman.  This prompts an investigation in which FBI agent Jane Banner is dispatched.  Together, the…

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Message from the King Review

Message from the King is a 2016 American revenge action thriller film directed by Fabrice Du Welz (Alleluia), starring Chadwick Boseman (Captain America: Civil War), Luke Evans (Dracula Untold), Teresa Palmer (Lights Out), and Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2). The film’s plot revolves around a man from South Africa who travels to Los Angeles in order to avenge his younger sister’s death. Positives: Great performances by Boseman and Palmer Fights are brutal Great shots of the city Negatives: Unoriginal, generic story Paper thin characters The writing is lackluster Jacob King is a flat character Plot:  The story is painfully predictable especially…

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