Hell or High Water
First screened in August 2016
Director: David Mackenzie. Cast: Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Jeff Bridges, Gil Birmingham, Marin Ireland, John-Paul Howard, Jackamoe Buzzell, Dale Dickey, William Sterchi, Kevin Rankin, Heidi Sulzman, Christopher W. Garcia, Margaret Bowman, Richard Christie, Joe Berryman, Dylan Kenin, Keith Meriweather, Amber Midthunder, Katy Mixon, Taylor Sheridan, Paul Howard Smith. Screenplay: Taylor Sheridan. Twitter Capsule:No Country for Old Men's rascally little brother slowly builds a sly identity of its own. Foster keeps amazing.
Nuance in the writing, confident modesty of direction, and peripheral but important gestures to political realities all impresse me, even more on reflection. Not new, but strong.