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John Boyega’s Abrupt Netflix Movie Exit: Agent Denies Report He Left Without Telling Anyone

News broke at the start of June that John Boyega was abruptly exiting Jeremy Saulnier’s Netflix movie “Rebel Ridge” due to “family reasons.” The movie, Saulnier’s second Netflix original feature after “Hold the Dark,” was only a week into filming in Louisiana after being delayed for a year because of the pandemic. A new report […]

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‘Hold the Dark’ Review: Jeremy Saulnier Delivers an Icy Cold Work of Existential Dread [Tiff]

With Hold the Dark, Green Room director Jeremy Saulnier crafts a bleak, unforgiving film with an ever-increasing body count. Shot through with menace and unapologetically nasty, Hold the Dark is bound to horrify some viewers to the point of disengagement. Call it No Country for Cold Men. Jeremy Saulnier’s Hold the Dark is a chilly, […]

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‘Hold the Dark’ Review: Jeffrey Wright Battles Wolves and Demons of the Alaskan Wilderness in Jeremy Saulnier’s Unpredictable Survival Saga — Tiff

Jeremy Saulnier was a breakout genre sensation with his taut revenge thriller “Blue Ruin,” but “GreenRoom” solidified his aesthetic with a punks-versus-skinheads survival story that dovetailed from taut survival drama to war movie. With “Hold the Dark,” he continues that fascinating hodgepodge approach, transforming the eerie backdrop of the Alaskan wilderness into an expansive playground […]

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‘Hold the Dark’ Trailer: Jeffrey Wright Faces Down a Wolf in Jeremy Saulnier’s Netflix Film

Jeremy Saulnier is following up 2015’s genre hit “Green Room” with “Hold the Dark,” a Netflix original film about a man fighting nature to save a young child. Jeffrey Wright leads a starry cast including Riley Keough, Alexander Skarsgård, James Badge Dale, and Julian Black Antelope. The film debuts on Netflix and in select theaters […]

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‘Green Room’s’ Jeremy Saulnier Says Upcoming Film ‘Hold The Dark’ Features His “Highest Body Count” To Date

If you haven’t heard the name of filmmaker Jeremy Saulnier before, you definitely need to drop everything and watch his previous films ASAP. “Blue Ruin” and “Green Room” are two of the most interesting indie films of the last several years and have firmly planted Saulnier as one of the brightest up and coming filmmakers […]

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Jeremy Saulnier Says Anyone Who Believes His Upcoming Netflix Movie Isn’t A Real Movie Should “Stab Themselves In The Face”

With the Cannes vs. Netflix debate in full swing, we’re starting to hear from filmmakers that were caught in the crossfire. Yesterday, we reported that Orson Welles’ daughter, Beatrice, had written an email to Netflix, asking the streaming service to reconsider their Cannes ban. One of the other filmmakers involved is Jeremy Saulnier, whose “Hold […]

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