Reviews: Mudbound (2017)

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  • David Bax @ Battleship Pretension
    • Excerpt: But above all, and without resorting to disingenuous platitudes, Rees chooses to direct our attention toward fraternity and hope.
  • Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat @ Spirituality & Practice
    • Excerpt: A tale of two families that reveals the malevolent growth of racism in the United States.
  • Candice Frederick @ Hello Beautiful
    • Excerpt: The core of the film is what happens when both men return home to a society that has remained remarkably stagnant….
  • Jared Mobarak @
    • Excerpt: [Rees] lets her audience read between lines even as she escalates events beyond the threshold of human decency to remind who the animals really are. It’s an American epic about two families in just a decade’s time and yet it tells the story of a nation divided by hate and suffering.
  • Kristy Puchko @ Riot Material
    • Excerpt: Rees’ earnestness overpowers in the film’s final act, hastily trimming some threads that want for finesse. Still, with an impeccable ensemble, taut tension, striking cinematography and a resplendent emotional intelligence, this drama one not to be missed.