Blue Ruin

Blue like revenge. The color blue has many connotations. According to some sources it represents loyalty, freedom, and sincerity. The use of this color throughout the film is not only aesthetically pleasing, but also applies to the themes of the film itself. The plot of Blue Ruin is pretty straightforward, but not without a few twists. The…

Hold the Dark

This film is intense from the beginning. The cinematography is beautiful, absolutely gorgeous. The way that Hold the Dark is filmed, in concert with the landscape, is incredible. The score is brooding and dark, and makes the entire film nerve-wracking and almost uncomfortable to watch. Unfortunately, I felt that the plot itself left a lot to be…