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Burden: What a Load, by David Bax

There are few phrases more guaranteed to dampen my expectations for a movie than, “Based on a true story,” especially when it’s heralded in big type onscreen right at the beginning. The implication is that the mere truthfulness of the...


Mudbound: Bittersweet Symphony, by David Bax

Mudbound is not just a clever name for Dee Rees’ extraordinary new film. Rain and the thick, brown, sticky slop that ensues are a constant presence. In the opening scene, which we’ll soon learn is a flash-forward, two brothers (Jason Clarke...