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Blade Runner 2049: Denis Villeneuve Creates a New Sci-Fi Classic

You will not be reading about even one plot point in this review.  There will be nothing about Blade Runner 2049’s characters, subject matter, cameos, or philosophical underpinnings.  Not to be self-serving, but since you’ve gotten this far in my critique, I’d like to suggest that unless you have another critic you know and trust to …

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Sicario Video Review: Beautifully Shot Brutality

In our new Sicario Video Review, Cinema Siren tells fans why the new film, while it may be difficult viewing, is still a must-see for Oscar watchdogs. Here is a written transcript: This week Canadian director Denis Villeneuve brings us the bloody, brutal film Sicario, starring Emily Blunt as a drug enforcement agent working to …

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“Prisoners” – The Hugh and Jake Show

September 21, 2013 Prisoners should come with a warning: Angst alert! Sitting through the new film by Oscar-nominated Quebecois director Denis Villeneuve, is like choosing to experience 2.5 hours of emotional torture. But potential audiences shouldn’t let that keep them from journeying through the complicated morality maze that is this story of abduction, vigilantism and …

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