Marideth Sisco, whose voice makes for one of the movie’s most memorable scenes, brings her band to Lincoln Hall on Wednesday.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.
Debra Granik’s new drama, Winter’s Bone, is part suspense movie, part ethnography, and the two are closely linked: without its persuasive landscape of an Ozarks mountain community in the 21st century, it wouldn’t be nearly as tense. It’s the subject of this week’s long review.
In Debra Granik’s Winter’s Bone, traditional and modern America intersect in the ugliest way.
Filmmaker Debra Granik appears at the Gene Siskel Film Center on Saturday to screen her Sundance award-winner Winter’s Bone.