AFI Fest 2020: Movie #19
"What did you ever do for me?"
I'm sure a number of you would enjoy this much more than I did, but despite my best efforts, I could not find anything to cling on to. Watching Wildland felt like walking through an empty house, recognizing that there are distinct hallways and rooms but not knowing what any of it is supposed to function as. Even our protagonist is just a set of eyes for us to watch these other characters through. She offers little intrigue, though there isn't anyone around her who's significantly more dimensional.
I'm compelled by the idea of a family going to great lengths to protect one another, but I don't think…