All posts tagged Denis Villeneuve

Less of a blast than its predecessor, but not quite a bomb – Sicario 2

Sicario was perhaps one of the best films of 2015 – receiving critical and public praise and a slew of Oscar nominations. Screenwriter Taylor Sheridan has since continued his successful career in Hollywood with […]

Den of Thieves Review – Gerard Butler Steals the Show in Christian Gudegast’s Tightly-Constructed Bank Heist Thriller

Regardless of the quality of his films, I’ve always been a fan of Gerard Butler. Yeah sure, last year’s Geostorm was about as successful as a sunbathing session during monsoon […]

In Defence of Blade Runner 2049: Analysing Why Villeneuve’s Masterpiece is Anything but Sexist

SPOILER WARNING FOR BLADE RUNNER 2049, YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED I’d recently looked into an article written by Parsec’s Gavia Baker-Whitelaw, reviewing the new Blade Runner movie, a film that […]

Blade Runner 2049 Review – ‘I’ve Seen Things You People Wouldn’t Believe’

Many things are certain in life. One such certainty is that Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner will always hold a special place in my heart. A technical powerhouse, married to a […]

An Autumn Almanac – The Films to Note on your Calendar this Fall

So Summer has passed, and one could say it was less than a stellar example of financial success, with a number of big-budget blockbusters such as King Arthur: Legend of […]

2016: A Sci-Fi Odyssey – How Science-Fiction is the key to a rebirth of the cinema

So, in lieu of the arrival of, well, ‘Arrival’, we can begin to notice a pattern across the last few years of cinema, a monolith of cerebral science-fiction movies passing through […]