Read our ‘Wild’ review
Cheryl is a heroin addict, a cheater, a promiscuous waitress and a bit of a space case. Witherspoon can't do any of these things persuasively, but she can fume at faulty camping equipment or fumble with her gigantic backpack like a slapstick pro. Her director, Jean-Marc Vallée ('Dallas Buyers Club'), pushes her towards thoughtfulness, yet his atmospheric style runs counter to the obvious material.
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