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Free State of Jones (2016)

Free State of Jones                                  (2016)
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6.9 IMDB rating
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Matthew McConaughey Matthew McConaughey
Newton Knight
Keri Russell Keri Russell
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Christopher Berry Christopher Berry
Jasper Collins
Sean Bridgers Sean Bridgers
Will Sumrall
Jacob Lofland Jacob Lofland
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Gary Ross Gary Ross
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Leonard Hartman Leonard Hartman
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2 years, 1 month ago at Sep 13 3:41
Thoughts Before Watching This:
1. I like these kinds of stories.
2. Hopefully it has a lot of war.
3. There are tons of movies classified as war where basically nothing but drama happens.
4. The cast here is pretty interesting with Keri Russell and Sean Bridgers being the most unusual choices in my opinion.
5. I hope Matthew McConaughey is as great as he was in Inte... read more
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As civil war divides the nation, a poor farmer from Mississippi leads a group of rebels against the Confederate army.
Release date: 24 June 2016
Tags: Drama (4), 2016 (4), Slavery (2), Civil War (2), War (2), American Civil War (1), Keri Russell (1), 2016. Matthew McConaughey (1), Thriller (1), 00's (1), HQ (1), 2010s (1), Box Office Flop (1)
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" DVD- 2hrs. 19min. First Viewing There are some evocative moments in Free State of Jones, largely due to the strength of the story alone, and it's fairly well-made (though the visual aesthetic is too digital) with a strong cast to boot. The script, however, is just too fatal a flaw. The framing devices adds nothing, only runtime, and the overview of the subject, rather than an in-depth probe of a moment, stretches everything too thin. Had the history been condensed or distill, allowing for focus"


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"Matthew McConaughey as Newton Knight (an American farmer, soldier and Southern Unionist in Mississippi, best known as the leader of the Knight Company,a band of Confederate army deserters who resisted the Confederacy during the Civil War) "


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" Director: Gary Ross Writers: Gary Ross, Leonard Hartman Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Keri Russell, Mahershala Ali Release Date: June 24th Plot Synopsis: As civil war divides the nation, a poor farmer from Mississippi leads a group of rebels against the Confederate army. Pros: Ross is one of more deceptively effectively filmmakers out there. While he isn't a household name, several of his film's have been real critical hits, and he's received four Oscar nods for his efforts, incl"


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BAMF posted a review 2 years, 1 month ago

“Thoughts Before Watching This:

1. I like these kinds of stories.

2. Hopefully it has a lot of war.

3. There are tons of movies classified as war where basically nothing but drama happens.

4. The cast here is pretty interesting with Keri Russell and Sean Bridgers being the most unusual choices in my opinion.

5. I hope Matthew McConaughey is as great as he was in Interstellar.

6. Gary Ross has written and directed many well known films.

7. Of his I have only seen Pleasantville and The Hunger Games. The latter being the better of the two.

8. This is the only notable work out of two that Leonard Hartman has written for.

9. I really hope this isn't a slow burning talk it out all the time kind of movie.<” read more

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"I felt that Free State of Jones managed to drain all the emotion out of its story and stiffly shuffled its way through the years that it took place in. Still the plot managed to be interesting enough and was carried by McConaughey to make it something worth watching. Though it felt more like a poor documentary than a true. Had potential to be much more though."


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"When: July 11th First-Time Viewing: Yes. How: In theaters. What'd I Think?: Intriguing, sometimes gripping, but bloated, heavily flawed attempt at Oscar Bait. My Rating: 6/10 Other Notes: NA."



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