While dramas of drum players (Whiplash) and Somali pirates (Fishing without Nets) dominated the actual awards when it ended, the 2014 edition of the Sundance Film Festival was one of the most horror-friendly major fests in a long time.
A few days ago we offered up our best horror films of 2013 -- although truth be told the list was written by me and I'm not the only horror freak at FEARnet -- but we thought it would be helpful to highlight some interesting horror movies on their way in 2014.
Blue Ruin is a "revenge thriller," which is a term that usually brings to mind one sort of movie... and it's often a pretty simplistic one.
FEARnet is currently down in Austin, Texas for the annual Fantastic Fest and we got to catch up with Tim League from the Alamo Drafthouse and the co-founder of the film festival.
Besides the fact that I doubt we'll see a more deft, thrilling genre film this year, I'm very pleased that Jeremy Saulnier's Blue Ruin addresses a number of issues that revenge films have been over