An austere rural landscape, festering hatred, class tensions, terse dialogue - these are common currency in indie movies these days. Shotgun Stories uses them all, but manages to stand out from the crowd. show more
Here is a tense and sorrowful film where common sense struggles with blood lust. show more
Director Jeff Nichols lets the action unfold slowly following an impromptu insult, but the escalation of hatred and pain feels natural. show more
April 23, 2010 drarthurwells
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Slow moving and low budget treatment of revenge. Nothing new here to add to the subject.