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Sicario, the latest film by Canadian director Denis Villeneuve, is good, but suffers from a few missteps that prevent it from being great.  I am a big fan of Villeneuve, and find his work ( 585 more words


Sicario (2015)

Sicario (2015)

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro, Daniel Kaluuya, Jon Bernthal

Just when I was ready to write off 2015 as being a relatively underwhelming year for Hollywood, a true masterwork rears its head and absolutely blows my expectations out of the proverbial water.   823 more words


Review: Sicario

Earlier this month I got the chance to see a theatre adaptation of the play that inspired Denis Villeneuve’s, Incendies. While this adaptation was good in its own respect – … 687 more words

Movie Reviews

Sicario mini review

now is not the time to jump to conclusions or make any rash statements. although everyone seems to be hooked up on the Sicario sugar like kids on Halloween, i want to relieve everyone of the epistemic innocence of a motivated delusion that that this is the best film of the year. 439 more words


This review first appeared in the Sunday Star-Times, 20th September 2015

The eye-popping opening scene of this gritty glimpse into the perilous world of Mexican drug cartels (best unspoilered) sets Sicario up to be one of the best thrillers of the year. 240 more words

Film Comment

Incendies (2010), Denis Villeneuve ★★★★★

Made three years before Enemy and Prisoners, and all three have a different director of photography. You can tell you’re watching a Denis Villeneuve film though. 121 more words

Four for April

BIRDMAN (2014)

Plot: A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. 481 more words