Film Review: On-Air Reviews of ‘Let Him Go’ & ‘Jungleland’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com appears on “The Morning Mess” with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on November 5th, 2020, reviewing the new films “Let Him Go” (in theaters) and “Jungleland” (limited theaters and VOD).

HollywoodChicago.com Oscarman rating: 4.0/5.0
Rating: 4.0/5.0

Let Him Go – George (Kevin Costner), is a retired lawman living with his wife Margaret (Diane Lane) on their Montana horse ranch in the 1960s. Their young adult son had recently died, and his wife (Kayli Carter) remarries and takes their only grandson out of town without telling them. When George and Margaret track down their ex-daughter in law, their grandson’s new family won’t allow them in without a fight. Screenplay adapted and directed by Thomas Bezucha. 4/5 stars.

HollywoodChicago.com Oscarman rating: 4.0/5.0
Rating: 4.0/5.0

Jungleland – Charlie Hunnam is Stanley Kaminski, who manages his brother Lion (Jack O’Connell), a prodigious bare knuckle fighter. Stanley has screwed everything up along the way, but a mobster named Pepper (Jonathan Majors) gives them an out by staking them towards a 100 grand fight in San Francisco … but first they have to deliver a girl named Sky (Jessica Barden) to her obsessed crime boss in Reno. Directed by Max Winkler. 4/5 stars

“Let Him Go” opens in theaters on November 6th. Featuring Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Kayli Carter and Lesley Manville. Screenplay adapted and directed by Thomas Bezucha. “Rated R.“ “Jungleland” has a limited release starting November 6th, and is available through Video on Demand on November 10th. Featuring Charlie Hunnam, Jonathan Majors, Jessica Barden and Jack O’Connell. Written by Max Winkler, Theodore Bressman and David Branson Smith. Directed by Max Winkler. Rated “R”

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