Thursday Jul 3
The Ashland Daily Tidings
Face the consequences
The signature of a Kelly Reichardt film is its spare exposition. She relies almost exclusively on behavior, on tight shots of facial tics, or the quick glance to the side, all an unspoken, connotative language signaling the character's detachment or discomfort or prevailing anxiety.
Night Moves: Chillingly Familiar
The first spine-chilling moment comes from realizing Night Moves ' tale of domestic terrorism feels so true.
The Honolulu Advertiser
Bad guys' lives, not motive, shine bright
Realism is too imprecise a term for Kelly Reichardt's filmmaking. She is more of a materialist, determined to capture how the world looks, how it feels and, at a granular level of detail, how it works.
Salt Lake City Weekly
Writer/director Kelly Reichardt and her frequent collaborator Jonathan Raymond have crafted some of the best character studies of recent years - Old Joy, Wendy and Lucy, Meek's Cutoff - in which those characters communicate almost nothing verbally.
Jon Raymond has written four movies, all set and filmed in Oregon
Jon Raymond has written or co-written four movies, all set and filmed in Oregon.