Frequently humorous and thoroughly heartfelt, cinematographer-turned-director Aaron Schneider’s debut feature, Get Low
, shares quite a bit in common with last year’s Crazy Heart
-- and it’s not just for the fact that it reunites Crazy Heart
director Scott Cooper (who appears in a minor onscreen role in the film) with that film’s producer/co-star Robert Duvall. Much like Crazy Heart
, Get Low
is a gentle character study that’s steeped in Southern atmosphere, and seems like a product of another time. As the haunted men in both films struggle with events in the past that they’re powerless to change -- yet which continue to influence the...