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    The Best Films Of 2014 So Far...

    Here's a bold statement: 2014 is looking like a pretty damn good year for movies so far. We've had a few strong ones in a row (2011, 2012 and 2013 were all overflowing with goodness), but a little less than halfway through this year, and the discerning moviegoer has been spoiled with choices. Of cou...

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    Watch: Jeremy Saulnier Details The Bloody Aftermath In "Anatomy Of A Scene" For 'Blue Ruin'

    "I wanted to make a movie with my best friend, where I could really showcase Macon [Blair], nudge him a bit out of his comfort zone by not doing self-parody or gonzo humor. We were gonna make a real movie that might be interpreted as legitimate art, but we weren’t going to totally shed our love of b...

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    Top 10 Indies in the iTunes Store This Week: 'Blue Ruin' and 'Filth' Hit the List

    Though Oscar-winners "12 Years a Slave" and "Dallas Buyers Club" continue to remain strong, smaller indies such as "Blue Ruin" and "Filth" join the list of Top 10 Indies in the iTunes Store this week.

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    Arthouse Audit: 'Locke' Breaks Out, CBS Films Takes VOD Route for Diaz-starrer 'Gambit,' Written by Coens

    April tends not to be a standout month for new top specialized releases, sometimes by design, sometimes because films under perform. This weekend provided s not the final word for ultimate performance), with A24's "Locke" coming in as third best for the month (after "Fading Gigolo" and "Under the Sk...

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    From 'Blue Ruin' to 'The Other Woman,' What to See and What to Skip in Theaters This Weekend

    While you do have the option of seeing Nick Cassavates' (yup, that Cassavetes) "The Other Woman" in wide release this weekend, why bother when there are three excellent indies to choose from? (Trailers below.)

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    Interview: ‘Blue Ruin’ Director Jeremy Saulnier Talks Grounding The Revenge Film, Facial Hair & Embracing Limitations

    As arguably few surprises resulted from last week’s Cannes lineup, last year’s inclusion of “Blue Ruin” came as an utter shock to its DP-turned-director, Jeremy Saulnier. “I was on the way to a corporate video shoot in Cleveland, and had sort of accepted that this movie wasn't going to break through...

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    Exclusive: Clip From 'Blue Ruin' Takes Aim, Ready To Shoot

    We hope that wherever director Jeremy Saulnier is, he's giving himself a moment to put his feet up. The director spent most of 2013 following his thriller "Blue Ruin" around the world as it made festival stops in Cannes, Toronto, Marrakech, Locarno, Deauville and more. And if that impressive sheet d...

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    Review: Terrifying, Suspenseful Thriller 'Blue Ruin'

    Dwight (Macon Blair), the lead character of “Blue Ruin,” is a haggard, defeated, middle-aged man. His clothing clings to him, as if to avoid callously slipping to the ground. His beard seems to have formed on his face the way weeds gather on undernourished lawns. One of our first glimpses of his eye...

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    10 Movies To See In April

    We’re inching ever close to the 2014 summer blockbuster season, but that’s not to say April is lacking its fair share of spectacle and bombast. This month’s ten movies to see ranges from Marvel’s latest to a mess of independent fare moving away from the festivals and into your local multiplex. It’s ...

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    Watch: Trailer For Cannes Prize-Winning Thriller 'Blue Ruin'

    A Cannes prize winner, a film we called "terrifying, and excitingly singular" out of TIFF, and a movie that landed on the top ten of 2013 for at least one member of The Playlist, "Blue Ruin" is coming off a strong festival run last year and is now headed to theaters. And a new trailer has arrived to...

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