Directed by: David Mackenzie Written by: Taylor Sheridan Starring: Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Jeff Bridges
Summary: Two brothers execute an elaborate plan to rob banks in Texas in an effort to keep the ranch their recently departed mother owned. A cop on the eve of his retirement works with his partner to catch them.
Hell or High Water snuck by everyone over the summer. I believe this was in theaters around August and just about nobody saw it, including me. (more…)
The New York Times just published a fascinating piece on how different counties in America have responded to each of the Best Picture nominees this year. With 2016 proving that our geographic location plays a huge part in our perceptions of the world, this approach to understanding public enthusiasm (or lack-there-of) for each nominated film is very interesting.
Personal note: I couldn’t help but notice how Dane County (Madison, Wis.) sticks out in the map of which counties liked Moonlight. This is one of those moments where I am very proud of where I live!