Winter’s Bone

Never ask for what oughta be offered
Jennifer Lawrence, Isaiah Stone and Ashlee Thompson
Directed by Debra Granik

As a reporter long ago, I worked a story involving illegal trash dumping in Georgia. After locating a popular illegal dump, I headed up the walkway to the nearest door. I was met by a shadow, a man I never quite saw, asking suspiciously about my business there. I identified myself. He told me to leave, with serious intent in his voice. Walking down that driveway is the only time in my life when ... more >