Blue Ruin awarded Filmspotting “Golden Brick”


Logline:¬†A mysterious outsider’s quiet life is turned upside down when he returns to his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance. Proving himself an amateur assassin, he winds up in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.

The slow-burn thriller Blue Ruin, directed by Jeremy Saulnier, was awarded the 2014 “Golden Brick” award by the Filmspotting podcast.

'Blue Ruin' directed by Jeremy Saulnier

‘Blue Ruin’ directed by Jeremy Saulnier

Filmspotting "Golden Brick" Award

Filmspotting “Golden Brick” Award

The Filmspotting podcast is a real treat¬†and they have done an exceptional job of recognizing great indie films for the “Golden Brick”.

Named after Rian Johnson’s debut feature Brick, the award champions over-looked / under-the-radar films, similar to our mission at Indie Film Picks.


Previous “Golden Brick” winners:

2013 – The Act of Killing

2012 – Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

2011 – The Arbor

2010 – Dogtooth

2009 – Moon






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Independent Film Producer. Host of the 'Indie Film Picks' podcast. Board President of Indie Memphis film festival. Director of Development at New School Media, Inc.

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