Haleigh’s Top 10 Films of 2014

     January 4, 2016

These year-end intros tend to read pretty much the same, so let me get a few things out of the way.  2014 was a fantastic year at the movies, and particularly well suited to my taste, with so many wonderful …

Top 10 Posters of 2014

     December 31, 2014

I love a good movie poster because they’re so hard to come by.  Studios usually play it safe and keep artistry out of it, which is surprising because you don’t want your film to be just another advertisement on a …

BLUE RUIN Review

     February 10, 2015

[This is a re-post of my review from the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.  Blue Ruin opens today in limited release.] Fatalism is inherent in the revenge drama. No one gets away clean. Jeremy Saulnier’s Blue Ruin brings a unique spin …

New Trailer for BLUE RUIN

     June 2, 2014

A new trailer for the cryptic revenge thriller Blue Ruin is now online.  It’s a compelling little teaser that leaves you with far more questions than answers, but also a strong desire to uncover the film’s mystery.  Luckily, the picture …

Sundance 2014: BLUE RUIN Review

     January 18, 2014

Fatalism is inherent in the revenge drama.  No one gets away clean.  Jeremy Saulnier’s Blue Ruin brings a unique spin to the revenge film by acknowledging the inevitable blowback and responding with a sad, reluctant sigh.  The movie is ominous, …