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Gift Guide: 'Blood Simple' Blu-ray

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Few working American filmmakers have produced as long a string of great films as the Coen Brothers. And it all dates back to this their first movie, as gripping a thriller as any that's burned up the cinema screen in the last three decades. On the surface Blood Simple could be categorized as a film noir about a cheating wife and a husband out for revenge, but the Coens take their cue from their buddy Sam Raimi and employ the same manic camera used in The Evil Dead (on which Joel Coen served as assistant film editor) and the same anything-goes attitude. In the end, Blood Simple proves more quietly chilling than most "pure" horror films. 

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