Meek’s Cutoff

The 40 Best Films of 2011 | 22 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM

2011 was a year of good, not necessarily great, films, though the amazing choices by our staff might argue against such a overall cinematic classification.

The Best Male Film Performances of 2011 | 17 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM

In another strong year, crime and punishment take on heart and heroism for the right to be called 2011's best male film acting work.


In Defense of Kelly Reichardt's Directorial Touch | 2 Dec 2013 // 9:30 PM

Kelly Reichardt has established herself as a singular and essential voice in modern cinema by being a master of the miniature, a maestro of The Moment.


'Meek's Cutoff' Is a Haunting Political Piece | 5 Jan 2012 // 4:03 PM

Kelly Reichardt has crafted a new American classic that bends the rules of one of its most beloved genres.

Meek's Cutoff | 18 Apr 2011 // 7:19 AM

Violence -- potential and inevitable -- shapes each moment in this extraordinary film. Rarely visible and never cathartic, this violence is instead like the land that offers possibility and lays down limits for the emigrants.


Of a Time, Yet Timeless: 'Meek's Cutoff" | 11 Apr 2011 // 1:45 AM

In the first film of the new year that is not to be missed, Kelly Reichardt achieves the transcendence of silent Victor Sjostrom and Terrence Malick circa Days of Heaven.

New York Film Festival: Kelly Reichardt's Meek's Cutoff | 3 Nov 2010 // 1:30 AM

Kelly Reichardt's Meek’s Cutoff is an outsider's Western. If we were looking for a female counterpart to Gus Van Sant, I think we may have found her.


'Meek's Cutoff' director Kelly Reichardt creates poetry on the prairie | 25 Apr 2011 // 6:36 AM

MINNEAPOLIS — We're accustomed to stories about the settling of the American West being told in a certain way. There will be resolute men sitting on

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"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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