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DENIS VILLENEUVE'S SICARIO - A Review by Frank Mengarelli

“You should move to a small town, somewhere the rule of law still exists. You will not survive here. You are not a wolf, and this is a land of wolves now.” 440 more words

Film Review

Things We Lost in the Fire

So if you haven’t seen this movie already you should go watch it because it’s just one of those things. In a nutshell, a family lost their dad/ husband. 287 more words

After School Film Club

The Funeral (1996)

The youngest brother of a trio of gangsters is shot dead and as they gather to mourn, they relive his final days as they try to uncover the killer. 161 more words

Film

Review: Sicario (2015)

Sicario (2015)

Apparently it means “hitman”, yet curiously this isn’t a film about hitmen insofar as it’s ostensibly a US/Mexico cartel war where Emily Blunt has volunteered to be a part of a crack team led by Josh Brolin to set off some fireworks over the border, with the hope that it’ll smoke out and expose the main cartel overlord. 354 more words

Andrew Mackay

Better Late Than Never Review: Sicario

Possible spoilers ahead!

During my recent sabbatical, I thought it would be a good idea to catch up on a few movies I missed in theatres for one reason or another. 433 more words

MOVIES

Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas (1998)

Hunter S. Thompson’s semi-autobiographical novel and essay on the emptiness of the American dream in post sixties Las Vegas is brought to life by Terry Gilliam in a way very few could’ve managed; his mixture of lurid visuals, surreal humour and celebration of the grotesque captures its spirit perfectly. 184 more words

Film

Sicario Review: On the Border of Greatness

Sicario was yet another film that escaped my grasp in 2015. Made by Denis Villeneuve, one of my favorite directors, Sicario follows Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) as she finds herself involved in some shady anti-cartel operations on the Mexico-American border in Arizona. 602 more words

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