Black Snake Moan

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Black Snake Moan ★★ 2007 (R)

Over-heated stew finds Jackson playing grizzled blues musician/farmer Lazarus, who's turned to religion to help him cope with his wife running off. So he's the one man ready to tackle the sex demons of abused white trash Rae (tiny Ricci in barely-there attire), even if it means chaining her inside his shack until she can control that nympho itch. Part sermon, part exploitation, wholly dull. 115m/C DVD, Blu-ray Disc, HD DVD . US Samuel L. Jackson, Christina Ricci, Justin Timberlake, S. Epatha Merkerson, John Cothran Jr., Kim Richards, David Banner; D: Craig Brewer; W: Craig Brewer; C: Amy Vincent; M: Scott Bomar.