Prisoners (2013)

Prisoners (2013) written by Aaron Guzikowski directed by Denis Villeneuve Rating: 3 / 4 Perhaps the fact that I’m a father has something to do with it, but I felt particularly gripped by Prisoners, a thriller that essentially asks the question: How far would you go for your children? In the case of Keller Dover […]

Sicario (2015)

Sicario (2015) written by Taylor Sheridan directed by Denis Villeneuve Rating: 3 / 4 There’s a sequence early on in Sicario where a team of FBI and Department of Defense agents go into Juarez, Mexico to extract a drug cartel boss for questioning. As their convoy makes their way back to Texas, it becomes evident […]

Arrival (2016)

Arrival (2016) written by Eric Heisserer based on the short story Story of Your Life by Ted Chiang directed by Denis Villeneuve Rating: 3.5 / 4 Some movies sneak up on you. They wait for the very last moment to show their hands, and by this I don’t mean they throw a twist ending unto […]

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

Guest contributor and MiamiArtZine critic RubĂ©n Rosario gives us his take on the long-awaited sequel to 1982’s Blade Runner. Blade Runner 2049 (2017) written by Hampton Fancher and Michael Green from a story by Hampton Fancher based on characters from the novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick directed by Denis […]