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navajo joe
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Fri Jan-18-19 10:37 PM

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"Standoff at Sparrow Creek (Dunham, 2018)"


          

Best film I've seen in a LONG time. I honestly think this is better than Reservoir Dogs which is probably the film most will compare it to. But it is a far more grounded film and all the better for it.

It owes a heavy debt to Mamet and even has shades Shane Carruth's Primer's visual aesthetic. Every frame is a painting and the performances are uniformly fantastic especially James Badge Dale who does the vast majority of the heavy lifting. It's a pulse-pounding thriller that actually makes your heart pound in your chest. It's a monster of a debut film and I'm in for anything Dunham does next.

Oh and it has one of the best trailers of the year too:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cu8cfNMu99Y

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Standoff at Sparrow Creek (Dunham, 2018) [View all] , navajo joe, Fri Jan-18-19 10:37 PM
 
Subject Author Message Date ID
damn, it was between Destroyer and this one for me this week
Jan 21st 2019
1
if you can see this in the theaters definitely do it
Jan 21st 2019
4
      I'm a sucker for LA crime movies but it was good
Jan 22nd 2019
5
this was damn good from beginning to end.
Jan 21st 2019
2
my pleasure, glad you dug it!
Jan 21st 2019
3
This is the third time I've heard of the film this week....
Jan 22nd 2019
6
saw it last night, thanks for making this post! (mild spoilers)
Jan 23rd 2019
7
I thought it was damn great.
Oct 13th 2019
8

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