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Macon Blair as Dwight.  "Blue Ruin" Radius/TWC 2013.

Macon Blair as Dwight. “Blue Ruin” Radius/TWC 2013.

“Blue Ruin” is the story of Dwight, a deeply wounded beach drifter seeking revenge for a family tragedy, who blunders his way towards a bloody conclusion.    Written, directed and shot by filmmaker Jeremy Saulnier and drawing comparisons to the Coen brothers film “Blood Simple,” the result is a stripped-down thriller of remarkable tension.  Despite the violence, Macon Blair plays Dwight with heartbreaking tenderness.  The AV Club gave it an A-…high praise by their standards.  And the positive reviews are still coming in. Read More