Time Out says
Anyone expecting ‘a high-calibre thriller with more kickback than a 12-gauge’ might be disappointed; Jeff Nichols’ low-budget feature début is more subtle than that. In fact, its anti-violence message – and lack of any actual gunfights – is decidedly refreshing. Divided into chapters by way of annoying two-second fades-to-black, it must be said that the pacing here is pretty slow – albeit realistically so. Thankfully the performances alone are sufficient to keep this counter-revenge tragedy on track. Just don’t anticipate fireworks.
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