Posts Tagged ‘Ballast’


Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Film

“I’M SO SICK of this shit!” sobs Ballast‘s woebegone, downtrodden black single parent, a mother who loses her job scrubbing urinals after drug dealers beat her. Her exasperation is a point well taken. Ballast (another Frozen River, wallowing in the miseries of the underclass) is designed to provoke bourgeois moviegoers’ pity. Director-writer Lance Hammer shows [&hellip
[ read more... ]

1 Comment