MEEK’S CUTOFF (Kelly Reichardt, 2010)

Kelly Reichardt’s films Old Joy (2006), which I did not like, and Wendy and Lucy (2008), which I did like, both adapted stories by co-scenarist Jonathan Raymond, who is given the sole writing credit for Reichardt’s gripping, stunning Meek’s Cutoff. (Raymond also co-wrote Todd Haynes’s 2011 television mini-series Mildred Pierce.) The existential western follows the […]