First screened in December 2015
Director: S. Craig Zahler. Cast: Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Richard Jenkins, Matthew Fox, Lili Simmons, David Arquette, Fred Melamed, Sid Haig, Evan Jonigkeit, Kathryn Morris, Sean Young, Jamison Newlander, Zahn McClarnon, Eddie Spears, Michael Paré, James Tolkan, Geno Segers, Brandon Molale, David Midthunder, Jay Tavare, Raw Leiba, Robert Allen Mukes, Gray Wolf Herrara, Benjamin Woodruff. Screenplay: S. Craig Zahler. Twitter Capsule:
Well shot, wittily written and acted at its best. But Native Americans as Apocalypto-Descent cannibals? Hard to take.
The verbal and tonal registers are distinctive. Zahler has a handle on actors, and he'll probably connect with his midnight audience. Reduce toxicity levels and we're somewhere.