Thursday, February 9, 2017

Killer of Sheep

The amblings of an impoverished, disaffected slaughterhouse worker, his affectionate wife, and high-spirited children, and the mostly harmless dealings that come his way in his Watts neighborhood. Charles Burnett's heralded and long unseen independent realist film is formless but knowingly and competently staged with a few funny and memorable vignettes.
** 1/2 out of ****