Cinema: Cold Comfort

A plan goes awry. Alas, the movie does the same

Stopping by woods on a snowy day, three men discover a small, crashed plane that contains a dead pilot and a large sum of cash. They devise A Simple Plan to make off with the loot, and we are obliged to watch that plan unravel for what seems to be an eternity.

Despite the rural atmosphere, the bracing cold and the presence of people who seem at first glance to be honest rustics, we are not exactly in Robert Frost country here. Hank (Bill Paxton) is smart enough to guess that money in this amount is going to be pursued...

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