1, Outside the motel, nighttime; blue light on the porch, green light on a detached building (a barn?) Green means danger.
2, The first time we see Harry Connick Jr. he’s dripping wet and shirtless. Too bad he’s playing a wife-beating ex-con.
3, Michael Shannon is not someone you want to mess with when he loses his temper. Seeing him in the movie was even more intense than seeing him in the role on stage. That must be really hard to pull off.