Hell or High Water

Big snafu, wrong answer.

At the 2017 Oscars, the night’s final prize was handed to La La Land, then Moonlight, thanks to an epic envelope mix-up.

Meanwhile, the real best film from eight nominees, this flawless modern-day Western, sat off to the side, unfairly ignored.

It pits a pair of bank-robbing brothers against laconic Texas Rangers, and never steps wrong.

The final showdown between Chris Pine and Jeff Bridges, fought with words and not bullets, is a particular thing of beauty, a subtle ode to hardened men who might have been friends in another life.

Tragedy changes everything, however.

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