Green Room – My Review

Posted: February 26, 2017 in Joe Giambrone

J. Giambrone

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The Blue Ruin guy returns with more gritty genre-bending indie magic.

When tossed into the world of a band you expect to hear falseness, touristy bullhsit dialogue. It’s the norm. It’s why most of those films flunk.

I have played in a couple bands, and been around some scummy locations. And I bought into the world here, just as I bought in on the previous film Blue Ruin. Jeremy Saulnier has street cred, even on a $5 mil. project casting Captain Picard as a Nazi!

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Yes, you read that right. Patrick Stewart is the bad guy, and there is no way in hell I would have dreamed of casting him as such. Just because he’s bald doesn’t translate to backwoods Oregon white supremacist. That detail might have cost the film a bit, as it’s hard to get over familiarity with his face and voice and accent.

Suprisingly, the blonde…

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