Review: Hold The Dark

Director: Jeremy Saulnier Stars: Riley Keough, Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgård Hold The Dark is the latest feature from a feted indie name to make an unceremonious debut on Netflix. Jeremy Saulnier's Blue Ruin and Green Room both inspected the violent fallout of masculine bravado, and that same toughness recurs here. The world is full of hardships, blood-letting, rape and … Continue reading Review: Hold The Dark

Review: Green Room

Ever walked into a bar and realised, a little too late, that it's really not your scene? Jeremy Saulnier's third feature Green Room takes that idea to something of an extreme, in the process setting itself down as one of the more remarkable thrillers of 2016 so far. And one of the more remarkable horrors. The film … Continue reading Review: Green Room

Review: Blue Ruin

"A mysterious outsider's quiet life is turned upside down when he returns to his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance." There are two sentences that make up the brief 'storyline' section on Blue Ruin's imdb page. That's the first of them. And it kind of misrepresents a film that has already had a … Continue reading Review: Blue Ruin