GREEN ROOM

If there is anything I have learned from watching movies it is this: never, ever take that one last job. No matter how much money, no matter how great the chance of fame, no matter the guilt involved, never take that last gig. Too bad that these punks have never seen a movie, or they might have figured that out. But alas, they didn’t and a broke hardcore punk band — lead by guitarist and lead-singer, Pat (Anton Yelchin) — takes one last gig hoping to salvage some aspect of this cross-country trip. Not that they’re desperation isn’t understandable; they … Continue reading GREEN ROOM

BLUE RUIN

A lone drifter steals into a stranger’s house to take a bath. When he hears the owners coming home, he exits through window, naked, wild and unkempt. This man’s name is Dwight (Macon Blair) and he is anything but a hardened criminal. However, what he is about to do, only select amounts of people are capable of doing. Dwight has a terrible back story. Dwight’s mother and Father were murdered by Wade years ago—or so Dwight thinks. Wade has been released from prison and Dwight makes up his mind to exact his revenge. This is not a morality tale to … Continue reading BLUE RUIN

Movie Beat – 04.25.14

Blue Ruin – Dwight (Macon Blair) appears to be just another drifter who has shown up unwelcome in a random town, but that is not the case at all. He is back to settle a score, but it will cost him and put his family in danger. Dwight is not exactly assassin material, and things quickly spiral out of control. Bonnie Johnson, Eve Plumb, Amy Hargreaves, David W. Thompson and Devin Ratray co-star in this movie that was awarded the International Critics Pick at the Cannes Film Festival. Written and directed by Jeremy Saulnier and in limited release from RADiUS-TWC. … Continue reading Movie Beat – 04.25.14