2021 MOVIE DRAFT- ROUND 8 PICK 8- STRANGE DYLAN SELECTS- SLOW WEST

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A very unique and different western that has been released recently! (and also one of the best westerns from A24 alongside First Cow!) 
“Ho for the west” -Silas
A brief word about the Director. Since this film came out, he hasn’t directed anything else but his voice in this film feels so well developed… And I was impressed with the dark comedic tones which switch to a more dreary dramatic tone swiftly! 
A young boy who is deeply in love with a young woman ventures out in the west. Naive and drunk on love finds himself with Silas (Fassbender) a bounty hunter who helps him navigate the harsh landscape. 
I love how the director showcased how harsh the landscape is. There is a scene where a couple robs a store which results in both being shot down. When two characters exit the building, the couple’s children await for their arrival to take them away. There is not a sense of hope whatsoever it is what it is in this world. People live and die just like they do here and I love the relentless nature of it all… 
Despite the harsh nature of the story, there are a lot of comedic moments that break up moments like those and very heartful scenes with  Kodi Smit-McPhee and  Caren Pistorius have a complicated chemistry that is very easy to engage in! Additionally, there are a lot of dreamy segments in the film that I believe add more depth to this  bloody fairy tale.
Hope you all are well and sorry for the lack of comments on some post… Currently in finals, but I cannot wait to see your film drafts! 

12 responses to “2021 MOVIE DRAFT- ROUND 8 PICK 8- STRANGE DYLAN SELECTS- SLOW WEST

  1. another one I’d never heard of… sounds like it might be good. You really have a way to find under-the-radar ones and that really adds a fine extra dimension to this event.

  2. How did this one get past me? I love Fassbender and “the kid” and I see The Hound from GoT in there also. Definitely my kind of movie. Good luck on finals and see you on the flipside!

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