Let's compare the titular wildlife metaphors of this year's two Sundance-tested, North Carolina—based dramas about plain-looking folks and their instinctual family bonds. I don't remember what the junebug signifies, which might be that film's point; it's a small beetle that flies in late spring, modest and elusive. (It also achieves complete metamorphosis!) But a loggerhead turtle is a large, lumbering creature. The females lay their eggs in the sand, leave them behind, and years later, the offspring somehow return to the spot of their birth to lay their own eggs. Yes, this is a... More >>>