First screened in September 2015
Director: Jeremy Saulnier. Cast: Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots, Alia Shawkat, Mark Webber, Patrick Stewart, Joe Cole, Macon Blair, Eric Edelstein, Kai Lennox, Callum Turner, Taylor Tunes. Screenplay: Jeremy Saulnier. Twitter Capsule:Blue Ruin had assets in all areas; this has zero in any. What happened? Quoth its own eviduh, "This is taking too long."
Despite attempts at political comment, often sinking to easy signifiers (swastika! n****r!), and a gamble on tricky locked-room structure, it all feels vapid, strained, and gratuitous.