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Review: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

I believe that a film is only as good as the person behind it. And what makes this person, the director truly distinguished is how much of his vision he can incorporate into his film. 427 more words

Blast From The Past

REVIEW: Escobar: Paradise Lost

Despite what the title might imply, “Escobar: Paradise Lost” is not really a film about Colombian cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar.  The name must have its roots in a marketing meeting because Benicio del Toro’s titular figure shows up about as often as Robert DeNiro’s Al Capone in “The Untouchables.” 483 more words

Movie Reviews

Trailer Time: "Sicario"

I’ve always been a sucker for a good thriller and this film definitely looks to be just that.  Directed by Denis Villeneuve, the filmmaker responsible for one of my favorite films of 2013 called “Prisoners”, “Sicario” looks to continue to show this director’s outlook on the dark parts of human life.  147 more words


Q&A: Benicio Del Toro plays a notorious villain in ESCOBAR: PARADISE LOST

It’s easy to see why Josh Hutcherson’s naïve Canadian surfer so willingly moves into first the orbit and then the inner circle of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar after his new girlfriend introduces him to her notorious uncle in actor-turned-filmmaker Andrea Di Stefano’s evocative feature debut… 1,022 more words


Fly Movie Trailer: SICARIO

In Mexico, SICARIO means hitman.

In the lawless border area stretching between the U.S. and Mexico, an idealistic FBI agent [Emily Blunt] is enlisted by an elite government task force official [ 113 more words


Perspective - Not Paradise - Is Lost in 'Escobar'

Earlier this year, in McFarland, USA (from director Niki Caro) —featuring Kevin Costner as Jim White, the reluctant yet devoted coach of a cross-country team in a small migrant community in California — we experienced life through the eyes and situation of White and his resilient all-American family. 749 more words

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