Hold the Dark

Hold the Dark

Hold the Dark

A retired naturalist and wolf expert (Jeffrey Wright, TV's Westworld) is hired to track down the pack of wolves that killed a woman's (Riley Keough) son in this Alaskan wilderness-set thriller. When her husband Vernon (Alexander Skarsgård) returns from the Iraq War, the news of his son's death ignites a violent chain of events. From the director of Green Room and Blue Ruin, based on the novel of the same name.

2018125 minsUSA
Thriller
87%
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Flicks, Steve Newall

Flicks, Steve Newall

flicks

Director Jeremy Saulnier made a name for himself with taut small-town thrillers Blue Ruin and Green Room. Both showcased a knack for building tension, claustrophobically in the case of Green Room (Flicks' 4th best film of 2016, incidentally), and then exploding into frequently shocking depictions of violence.

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Hold the phone!

Just when I was starting to think Netflix was becoming this millennium's answer to “straight to video” release, along comes Jeremy Saulnier’s follow-up to the excellent ‘Blue Ruin’ and ‘Green Room’ – and it’s darn good. For those who loved the metaphorical allusions of Joe Carnahan’s ‘The Grey’ (and weren’t let down by a movie that was pretty far from an...

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Baby, it's cold outside - and murky, too

It's atmospheric. It's well-acted. It invests as much in building tension as it does paying out visceral set-pieces - there's a shoot-out here that really puts us through the wringer. Director Jeremy Saulnier's craft is impeccable but his driving purpose is less clear here than in his previous gems Blue Ruin and Green Room. Stranded between its desire to...

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Flicks, Steve Newall

Flicks, Steve Newall

flicks

Director Jeremy Saulnier made a name for himself with taut small-town thrillers Blue Ruin and Green Room. Both showcased a knack for building tension, claustrophobically in the case of Green Room (Flicks' 4th best film of 2016, incidentally), and then exploding into frequently shocking depictions of violence.

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Hold the phone!

Just when I was starting to think Netflix was becoming this millennium's answer to “straight to video” release, along comes Jeremy Saulnier’s follow-up to the excellent ‘Blue Ruin’ and ‘Green Room’ – and it’s darn good. For those who loved the metaphorical allusions of Joe Carnahan’s ‘The Grey’ (and weren’t let down by a movie that was pretty far from an...

4.0
0

Baby, it's cold outside - and murky, too

It's atmospheric. It's well-acted. It invests as much in building tension as it does paying out visceral set-pieces - there's a shoot-out here that really puts us through the wringer. Director Jeremy Saulnier's craft is impeccable but his driving purpose is less clear here than in his previous gems Blue Ruin and Green Room. Stranded between its desire to...

2.0
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