First Cow

First Cow ★★★★½

Not like us Cookie. We have to make our own way. There are no empire silhouettes or colors du jour for us. We have to take what we can when the taking is good.

I love King-Lu and Cookie's friendship. I did find the opening 40 minutes or so a bit slow, even pricing in Kelly Reichardt's style, but that issue might be resolved on a rewatch.

I have to admit that I admire Reichardt's dedication to naturally lit nighttime scenes more than I enjoy watching it. I was also hoping for a second cow to show up—I guess I'll have to wait for the sequel!

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