By Marc Weingarten
Updated March 17, 2020 at 03:06 AM EDT
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  • Movie

For the most part, this torn and frayed soundtrack for ”Big Bad Love,” the film adaptation of Larry Brown’s book of short stories, consists of rafter-shaking Mississippi hill country blues from the Fat Possum label, as well as like-minded contributions from Tom Waits and Tom Verlaine. If there’s a God, this record will do for backwoods reprobates like R.L. Burnside and T-Model Ford what O Brother, Where Art Thou? did for blue-grass.

Big Bad Love

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  • Movie
mpaa
  • R
runtime
  • 111 minutes
director
  • Arliss Howard

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