Reese Witherspoon

5:30 am
Thu December 25, 2014

'Wild' Is Completely Absorbing

Wild is the only movie I've reviewed that kept me so involved that I didn't finish my popcorn.

And all it's really about is Reese Witherspoon reenacting the true story of a woman who walked the 1000-mile Pacific Coast Trail from the Mojave Desert to Washington state to see if she could shake loose from the depression caused by a pretty shabby lifestyle and the death of the only worthwhile person in it-- her mother, played by Laura Dern.

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5:00 am
Thu May 2, 2013

Movie Review: Mud


Mud is a first-rate little drama of life among the lower classes, a little like Winter's Bone, and maybe a good deal more subtle than it seems at first glance.

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