‘The Frozen Ground’ (2013, dir. Scott Walker, USA)

The Frozen Ground

“Look close enough and you see a slight parallel between Cage and Cusack’s characters, as two completists compelled to plug an empty space in their routine. Cusack’s desperation at snatching back Cindy is perplexing considering the high number of strippers and sex workers in the area, and it’s this tic – amongst many others – that would have perhaps benefited from more thoughtful consideration. Instead, ample screen time is devoted to the peripheral 50 Cent as Cindy’s pimp, sporting a hysterical wig and slurring his lines so as to render them utterly inaudible – with the notable exception of ‘Let’s get in with the bitches!'”

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