Juliette Lewis

Now What?

Now What?


Directed by Kat Candler

Playing Sept. 25 at Stevenson University

This heavy-hearted, heavy-metal movie about an East Texas family fractured by grief and, later on, child protective services is the rare flick that refuses to let the audience to feel sorry for its characters or feel superior to them. There is Jacob (Josh Wiggins), a 13-year-old shit-kicker painfully aware that no one expects much out of him, and his younger brother Wes (Deke Garner), age 10, bookish (though not above setting a stack of wooden pallets on fire for some street cred) and the one that the community thinks still has a fighting chance of not...