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DVD Recommendation - Winter's Bone

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DVD Recommendation - Winter's Bone

Unread postby mitch » Thu Oct 28, 2010 8:19 am

Should have caught this one while it was in limited release.

Amazing little story that in some regards reminded me of "Sling Blade" in its storytelling and the area of the country addressed by it.

Ree, a dirt poor 17 year old girl in the Missouri Ozarks takes care of her 12 year old brother and 6 year old sister. Her mom is there, but she's a near vegetable due to god-knows-what kind of tragedy. Dad, a crank cooker, is missing a few days before his trial, so the sheriff inform Ree that if he doesn't turn up, the county will take their house and land.

Ree sets out to find him, knowing she'll have to deal with relatives who don't want him to be found. These Arkansas hilljacks make the inbreds in Deliverance look warm and fuzzy.

Great story, and some incredible acting, mostly from the Jennifer Lawrence, the then-19 year old playing Ree.

Disturbing as hell in many places, but not a total downer like "The Road" (even if the landscape there was almost as bleak). Good mystery as well, but mostly just an amazing character at the center of it all, peformed by an actress who has one hell of a future.
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Re: DVD Recommendation - Winter's Bone

Unread postby jb » Thu Oct 28, 2010 10:36 pm

sequel to "blue (from the cold among other reasons) balls" ?
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Re: DVD Recommendation - Winter's Bone

Unread postby Cerebral_DownTime » Thu Oct 28, 2010 10:39 pm

jb wrote:sequel to "blue (from the cold among other reasons) balls" ?


OHAHAHAHAHHAHHAHHAHAHAHAHHA! I get it.

The movie looks interesting and I think Garret Dillahunt is a good actor.
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Re: DVD Recommendation - Winter's Bone

Unread postby jb » Thu Oct 28, 2010 10:50 pm

Cerebral_DownTime wrote:
jb wrote:sequel to "blue (from the cold among other reasons) balls" ?


OHAHAHAHAHHAHHAHHAHAHAHAHHA! I get it.

The movie looks interesting and I think Garret Dillahunt is a good actor.



Dildohunt in winter's bone?

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Re: DVD Recommendation - Winter's Bone

Unread postby motherscratcher » Fri Oct 29, 2010 12:40 am

jb wrote:
Cerebral_DownTime wrote:
jb wrote:sequel to "blue (from the cold among other reasons) balls" ?


OHAHAHAHAHHAHHAHHAHAHAHAHHA! I get it.

The movie looks interesting and I think Garret Dillahunt is a good actor.



Dildohunt in winter's bone?

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Re: DVD Recommendation - Winter's Bone

Unread postby Erie Warrior » Fri Oct 29, 2010 1:36 pm

Motherscratcher wrote: What the hell is that crazy worm thing with the diastema?


Michael Strahan's halloween costume.
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Re: DVD Recommendation - Winter's Bone

Unread postby jfiling » Sun Oct 31, 2010 1:29 pm

Is this movie a sequel to Autumn's Piano? I try to avoid chick flicks.
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Re: DVD Recommendation - Winter's Bone

Unread postby WarAdmiral » Sat Nov 06, 2010 12:14 pm

Watched this the other night, and it is a damn good film. Thanks for the recommendation. Reminded me of some of the things, that go on back home in Southeastern Kentucky. The only thing though, the mom would have been drawing a check from somewhere, but probably not near enough to cover the bail that was posted.
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