Sicario

Jan 17 2016

Oscar Nomination Review (and Top 20 of 2015)

Here’s a quick Top 20 list to supplement my End-of-Year Review. But first, some brief thoughts on Thursday’s Oscar nominees (Full List Here): Opinion: As for period dramas, “Carol” should have taken the “Brooklyn” slot; “The Revenant” and “The Big Short” absolutely, one hundred percent, belong on that list (both in my Top 5); an unbelievable 8 nominations for “Mad Max: […]
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Dec 31 2015

Year In Review: The Best Films of 2015

By Michael Parsons As I emerge from a fugue state after a slew of awards screenings, I’m reminded of why I love movies so much. Not because I’ve seen almost ever Oscar contender out there, but because the ever-expanding art of cinema never fails to churn out some surprises. As far as I’m concerned, every year is a great year in […]
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Oct 6 2015

Sicario

“You are not a wolf”, imparts enigmatic operative Alejandro to relatively green FBI agent Kate Macer, as if she didn’t already know. “Sicario” is composed of wolves, and the precarious realm in which they exist requires a certain moral flexibility that Macer doesn’t seem to possess. After discovering dozens of corpses encapsulated in the walls of an […]
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