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Written & directed by Jeremy Saulnier, starring Macon Blair

Written & directed by Jeremy Saulnier, starring Macon Blair

The revenge thriller is not a new genre by any means, but over time it seems filmmakers have gotten bored with simple plots, and the result is often bloated, convoluted messes full of extraneous characters and divergences into subplots that amount to nothing.

Blue Ruin succeeds specifically because it avoids that.

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