thriller with a splatter and horror twist that will take the audience by surprise.
Set in the USA, the film starts with an emerging anarchist heavy metal band travelling to play some
gigs and earn money. When one of the sessions booked doesn't seem to be as profitable as they
thought, they get another show through a friend in a Nazi compound in the middle of nowhere.
After a provocative live session, however, the band will witness something really dangerous and,
what at the beginning seems like a chance to cash some easy money, it becomes a matter of survival and death.
show business however throughout the story the tone starts to shift progressively, turning the
film's category upside down and becoming a thriller converging into violence with cruel and
The colors in the film are quite dark and they navigate towards every shade of green but
instead of giving the audience a sense of peace and tranquillity, while at the same time reminding
them of the title and the purpose of a green room, the room in question becomes quickly associated with anxiety, claustrophobia and extreme slaughter.
The cinematography goes from static to frantic. While at the beginning there are more panoramic
shots, towards the middle until the end of the film the scenes are all inside the warehouse and
specifically in the green room
unusual role of the ruthless Nazi chief in charge of everything. Imogen Poots, Anton Yelchin and Alia Shawkat worked together distinctively, complimenting each other and creating a well harmonised performance in the midst of all the chaos and brutality.
Particularly worth of notice is the female characters' courage, which stands out throughout the film
and brings a nice change to a genre in which most of the time women are mainly passive victims.
The plot is linear and it escalates in order to add more information and the movie goes along,
putting together the puzzle that creates the whole story.
However, the film's equilibrium is broken by the violence and gruesomeness of many scenes and
this drastically changes the tone of the movie instantly, startling the audience. Even the level of brutality escalates going from mild to extreme by each frame.
adding violence to the story, but in doing so it goes a bit overboard.
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