Sunday, January 31
(1984) 35mm. Approx. 96 mins.
“Its power remains undiminished: It is one of the best of the modern films noir, a grimy story of sleazy people trapped in a net of betrayal and double-cross.”
– Roger Ebert
“Arguably the first American independent film that wanted to do nothing more – or less – than enthrall its audience with the sleight-of-hand rogue cunning of a Hollywood thriller.”
– Owen Gleiberman
“Black humor, abundant originality and a brilliant visual style make Joel Coen's Blood Simple a directorial debut of extraordinary promise.”
– Janet Maslin, The New York Times