Winter's Bone Jennifer Lawrence wowed critics with her Oscar-baiting turn as a young woman living in the Ozarks who is determined to save her family’s home after her deadbeat drug-dealer dad skips out. She sets out to track him down via his menacing, nearly psychopathic backwoods relatives. What’s mesmerizing about this film isn’t just Lawrence’s star-making performance, but also director Debra Granik’s ability to show these people’s lives without making it a laughable caricature. Extras: Audio commentary with Granik, making-of featurette.
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An editor at Fandango for seven years, Stacie has been an entertainment editor and writer since 1996, working for such outlets as Playboy, People, Movieline magazine and Hollywood.com. She loves dark comedies (Happiness, Heathers, Raising Arizona), hates the remake/reboot trend, and when she's not off at a screening, she's at the beach with her family and dog or planning her next vacation.
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