Blue Ruin

Keeping cinema's surprises

James Clayton Feature Jul 25, 2014

In this week's column, James looks at the tricky task of retaining movie surprises in modern cinema...

Blue Ruin and the brilliance of the low-budget thriller

Ryan Lambie Feature May 8, 2014

Thrillers may be increasingly rare in Hollywood, but the genre continues to thrive in the hands of great indie filmmakers, Ryan writes...

Jeremy Saulnier interview: making Blue Ruin & good thrillers

Ryan Lambie Interview May 2, 2014

Blue Ruin director Jeremy Saulnier tells us how what would have been his final feature film became a breakthrough hit at Cannes...

Blue Ruin review

Ryan Lambie Review Apr 25, 2014

The traditional American revenge thriller is brilliantly subverted in Blue Ruin. Ryan explains why it's a movie worth seeking out...