"...the score by the director’s siblings, Brooke and Will Blair, play up the unease and even the menace that Ruth feels after the burglary..." 

Boyd van Hoeij- HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
1/20/17

 

 

"...[a] menacing score, composed by Blair’s brothers Will and Brooke"..." 

Erin Whitney - SCREENCRUSH

1/20/17

 

 

"...Blair’s brothers, Brooke and Will, contribute a memorable score along the lines of their work for BLUE RUIN and GREEN ROOM..." 

Chris Bumbray - JOBLO
1/21/17

 

 

"...The talent continues behind the scenes with a score by Brooke Blair & Will Blair that moves effortlessly with the action onscreen building an atmosphere by turns jaunty and propulsive..." 

Rob Hunter - FILM SCHOOL REJECTS
1/20/17

 

 

"#6 ...The score...helps to build the true terror of  the insular world the film portrays..." 

Claire Lobenfeld - FACT
12/22/16

 

 

"#29...{the film's} musical secret weapon might be the eerily drony score by Brooke and Will Blair.
12/12/16

 

 

"...Brooke and Will Blair's  pulsing electronic ambient soundscapes offer arresting counterpoint to the movie's thrashy wall-of-death mosh pit..." 

Mark Kermode - THE GUARDIAN
5/16/16

 

 

"...their notes swell and sweat...cultivating and organix anxiety that helps Saulnier's action stand out on screen..." 

Drew Lazor - THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
5/3/16

 

 

"...Brooke and Will Blair have converted the noise of Saulnier's youth into a more sophisticated ambient score..." 

Scott Tobias - THE WASHINGTON POST
4/22/16

 

 

"...the score by the Blair Brothers helps keep its edge as sharp as a box cutter blade..." 

Eric Ducker - MTV  NEWS
4/13/16

“...The Blair's talent for lethally hypnotic minimalism has been an especially potent weapon in the films of Jeremy Saulnier...”

 

"...It's grimly effective, exciting, punk-spirited scoring that loses none of its edge for its intellectual approach..." 

Daniel Schweiger 
4/13/16

“...a superlative score by Brooke and Will Blair...”

Scott Wienberg
10/6/15

“...instead, (Saulnier) opts for using his talented composers Brooke and Will Blair to include a haunting score...as classical tones take over and turn the scene into a beautiful, anarchic, swaying conflict of motion...”

Kalyn Corrigan

9/26/15

“With great performances and a rumbling score, it's an instant classic…”

Jason Gorber
9/7/15

“...an incredibly ominous score...adding to the sense of dread…”

Peter Turner
10/16/15

“The score by Brooke and Will Blair and a complex sound mix add to the film’s off-kilter tension…”

Todd McCarthy
5/18/13

 

​"... the musical score by Brooke and Will Blair helps to sustain the tension of key scenes and the soundtrack  is effectively deployed to capture Dwight’s initial sense of alienation from the world around him and the sense of that world beginning to crowd in on him."

Allan Hunter

ScreenDaily

5/18/13​

"Adding continuity, Brooke and Will Blair's score resonates the melancholy of the story..."

-Eric Marchen

MovieKnight.com

9/3/13


 

"The film’s use of sound is also noteworthy, employing pulsing and sickening drones that disorientate and build suspense throughout."

-Joe Upton

TheHollywoodNews.com

4/28/14

"Carefully exploiting the audience’s fear of what it can’t (or can only partially) see, Saulnier’s shallow-focus widescreen compositions amp up the suspense at key intervals, as do...Brooke and Will Blair’s ominous synth score."

-Justin Chang

Senior Film Critic

5/18/13

"...it looks and sounds great... with a sparingly used but unsettling score by the lead actor’s brothers, Will and Brooke Blair. You’ll be hearing more from these gentlemen."

-Dana Stevens

SLATE.com

4/28/14

"The score, from The Blair Brothers, ramps up the mod-noir sentiments without slipping into cliches."

-Drew Lazor

Philadelphia City Paper

5/2/14

"The musical score subtly hits all the right eerie notes, never telegraphing or dictating what viewers should be feeling."

-Claudia Puig

USAToday.com

4/24/14

"Honorable Mentions: ...Brooke and Will Blair, brothers of "BLUE RUIN" star Macon Blair. "

-Oliver Lyttelton, Rodrigo Perez

Indiewire.com

8/13/14

 

"Brooke and Will Blair with the great

BLUE RUIN ..."

-The Playlist Staff

Indiewire.com

12/2/14

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