Film: Mud; Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland, Reese Witherspoon, Sam Shepard, Ray McKinnon, Sarah Paulson, Michael Shannon; Director: Jeff Nichols; Rating: ***
"You can't trust love," his disgruntled father Senior (Ray McKinnon) once warns 14 year old Ellis (Tye Shridan) making him hook on to every emotional straw he can lay his hands on.
Mud is a powerful multilayered story of love, friendship and loyalties inspired by the director's favourite author Mark Twain. It is a thought-provoking drama set at the precipice of adulthood, where harsh realities seep in and replace the utopia of innocence.
The film centres around a fugitive named Mud (Matthew McConaughey), and his relationship with two young boys – Ellis and Neckbone (Jacob Lofland), who stumble upon his hiding place on a» Read full review
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