jennifer lawrence

Re:View – ‘Winter’s Bone’

Of the Oscar contenders this year, I’d felt ‘The Social Network’ was the best film on offer until I saw ‘Winter’s Bone’. Not very fashionable subject matter – a poverty-stricken Missouri family – an unknown cast, an atmosphere of relentless servitude to the grim landscape. But within this setting, something genuinely haunting and memorable occurs. […]