Tag Archives: Taylor Sheridan

Supercontext: Wind River

This 2017 film, written and directed by Taylor Sheridan, is trying to be a respectful crime drama set on a Native American reservation. We discuss Sheridan’s mission and choices, as well as the criticism and praise it received for its depiction.

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Supercontext: Sicario

Sicario is a 2015 action/thriller about the difference between the drug war and the “War on Drugs.” We look at its complex themes and try to understand arguments about its portrayal of a strong female character, as well as life on the other side of the border. 

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