Only one-third is worth seeing
Free State of Jones
Last updated 7/19/2016 at 4:26pm
"If you miss the first half of the movie, you're not really missing much...."
If you go see "Free State of Jones," go ahead and take your time getting popcorn and soda pop. If you miss the first half of the movie, you're not really missing much. It's a pretty standard re-telling of the Robin Hood myth, set in Mississippi at the tail end of the Civil War. The beats were so predictable, it proceeded so methodically, that my eyelids grew heavy.
Matthew McConaughey plays a Confederate medic who deserts the army when his young cousin is shot and killed. He decides to take his cousin's body...