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Wild Rose (2019)

I’m not an especially avid fan of country music, so I’m not sure that Wild Rose ever had a chance to speak directly to my soul. 670 more words

Brandon Ledet

Flash Movie Review: Wild Rose

IT TOOK ME A LONG TIME to realize dreams are not written in stone. They are more like clouds; they do not necessarily have definitive edges and they are never static. 613 more words


Wild Rose

There are two reasons to see Wild Rose, and their names are Jessie Buckley and Julie Walters.

The story doesn’t break much ground. Rose, recently released from jail following a drug charge, returns home to her mother and two young children. 368 more words

Wild Rose: A Cinderella Story About Learning to Grow Up

There is much on the rhinestone-encrusted surface of director Tom Harper’s British indie Wild Rose which plays according to recent cinematic trends. A talented, but bawdy young Scottish singer stuck in place tries like hell to get the rest of the world to recognize her obvious star potential, leading us to root for her to finally make it. 848 more words


Wild Rose (2018)

Wild Rose (2018)

Recently released after a 12 month hitch in prison, young, working-class Scottish woman Rose-Lynn Harlan (Jessie Buckley) harbors dreams of hitting Nashville and making it as a country singer, but must balance them against her responsibilities towards her two under-10 children, and contend with the enormous hurdles in front of her presented by her class and her country. 708 more words

Film Reviews

In Review: Wild Rose

Uplifting character studies centered around big musical dreams and humble beginnings are commonplace enough to have their own predictable cliches: crises of confidence, magical circumstances that leapfrog the protagonist into opportunity, loved ones who doubt. 463 more words