Film Review: Wild

Posted on by 5WC in Film

I remember reading an interview with Reese Witherspoon at the end of last year about her up coming film Wild; the based on truth story of one woman’s trek across America in search of finding her true self. Witherspoon explaining how this role was her toughest to date, and how she actually didn’t know if she had it physically in her to undertake the task. That this was much as about proving she could do it as showing that someone already had.

And then people started talking about it as a potential pivotal moment in her career, reshaping her from the cheeky blonde comedian of Legally Blonde and Cruel Intentions into a serious leading force once again. Her, ultimately unsuccessful, Oscar nomination seeming to back this up. Things sounded so good, and with my love of Witherspoon’s films anyway, I even named Wild as one of the 10 films of 2015 I was most looking forward to. Read more