Punks vs. Nazis: Tightly cranked "Green Room" ratchets up lip-biting tension
Green Room (2016)
94 min., rated R.
“Blue Ruin,” Saulnier’s breakout sophomore effort, the filmmaker proved himself one to watch as an artisan in lean, mean visual storytelling about the cycle of violence and the primal human need to survive. “Green Room” is more of a straight-up genre picture, but even if that’s the case, it is cool, efficient, ultra-violent genre filmmaking.