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Film Review - Wild


A year after making a directorial splash with the Academy Award-winning “Dallas Buyers Club,” Jean-Marc Vallee returns to screens with “Wild,” a similar effort concerning a tortured protagonist working toward enlightenment while facing the possibility of a physical and mental breakdown. Sustaining his reputation as a thoughtful helmer with an interest in the enormity of the human spirit, Vallee captures intimacy in the middle of nowhere, guiding star Reese Witherspoon to one of her best performances. Tending to the nuances of memory and the suffocating weight of guilt, Vallee makes “Wild” very real and periodically profound, allowing a full understanding of motivation and realization behind Cheryl Strayed’s punishing 1,100 mile hike on the Pacific Crest Trail. Read the rest at


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