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revenge

Green Room (2016)

Jeremy Saulnier's Blue Ruin (2013) begins in media res, advancing with the tension of stretching a coiled slinky into garrotting wire, and ceasing on a moment of violence that snaps the instrument back into a thick, tangled wad. In most…

Sacrifice (2010)

Chinese director Kaige Chen is no stranger to historical drama. He had an international break-through with Farewell My Concubine (1993), and his spectacular The Emperor and the Assassin (1998) became a huge success in China, and shown at…