Instead of relying on the usual slasher horror stereotypes like the jock, the pot smoker, or the hot chick, Saulnier populated the film with characters that feel very believable and the dialogue these characters deliver more often than not feels typical to real-life college kids, thus adding to the insane realism.
While the performances the actors are decent, the biggest stand out by far is Patrick Stewart, suiting the role of the main antagonist.
Only two kinds of people step off a cliff: those who want to die and those who want to live. But Eric's beloved homeland is about to be occupied by Imperial Japan.
On Wings of Eagles is everything you ever wanted to know about what happened to Liddell - who famously refused to run an Olympic race on a Sunday to honor God - after the 1924 Olympics when he returned to China, the home of his heart.
See more » Director Jeremy Saulnier exercises high pressure suspense and astonishing realism in this white-knuckle thriller following his surprising success with the ultra-violent ' Blue Ruins'.
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