The exposition in “True Detective” Season 3 almost broke the season apart for me. When you have an actor like Mahersala Ali, who can give off emotional resonance with just a facial stare, and you give him incredibly expanded dialogue, well, that’s creator Nic Pizzolatto’s ego for you.Read More
I spoke to the director about the grander canvas he has with this latest film, how it was collaborating with Netflix, and what he learned from his failed “True Detective” experience. Interview here.
Here's what I wrote at TIFF:
"If you haven’t seen any films by filmmaker Jeremy Saulnier, then you’re missing out. He’s one of the very best up-and-coming directors around. His 2014 film “Blue Ruin” is a crime-thriller masterpiece and 2016’s “Green Room” was such a dark and nasty neo-Nazi revenge thriller that it felt like an avant-garde horror movie."Read More
If you haven't seen Jeremy Saulnier's films then you're missing out. He's one of the very best up and coming American directors. 2014's "Blue Ruin" is a crime-thriller masterpiece and 2016's "Green Room" was such a dark and nasty neo-Nazi revenge thriller that it felt like an avant-garde horror movie.Read More