“Perhaps Montana Story is part of a new wave of films that herald the death of the Western – movies that see the genre through to its modern, natural conclusion.”
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“Writer/director Emerson Moore is smart enough not to do too much, instead letting the half-baked puzzles and vague gestures at worldbuilding give the film its foundation. This is a film about turning limitations into strengths: start with a cornfield that obscures the need for complicated production design, throw in a few moments of gore, and let the Redbox dollars pretty much mint themselves.”
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Since my friend and I were the only people in attendance for most of the pre-show, we got to chatting with our server. At one point we asked him his thoughts about the movie and, in a moving display of candor, he explained to us that he is a military veteran - eight years of service - and that he had a really tough time adjusting to civilian life after his discharge. To that end, he apologized to us in…