Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Sicario (USA: Denis Villeneuve, 2015)

Sicario (USA: Denis Villeneuve, 2015: 121 mins)

Appen, Joe Von and Erik McCkanahan. "A Thematic Pairing Of Inescapable Dread." Adjust Your Tracking #116 (September 23, 2015) ["... reviews of two dread-soaked, arthouse genre films opening slowly in theaters across the country. First is Austrian horror Goodnight Mommy then onto drug war thriller Sicario, each tension-filled and terrifying in their own way."]

Bradshaw, Peter. "Sicario: Emily Blunt cracks the cartel in a white-knuckle thriller." The Guardian (October 11, 2015)

Deakins, Roger. "Sicario." DP30 (November 14, 2015)

Foley, Darren. "Sicario: Film Analysis." Must See Films (Posted on Youtube: March 28, 2016)

Kermode, Mark. "Sicario: Emily Blunt’s star quality lifts Mexican drugs thriller." The Guardian

Laczkowski, Jim, et al. "Denis Villeneuve." The Director's Club #140 (December 17, 2017) ["Now Playing Network Master of Ceremonies (and Director's Club founder) Jim Laczkowski joins us for this episode which has us looking at the films of French Canadian filmmaker Denis Villeneuve! With Jim's help, we look at how Villeneuve brings his unique combination of thoughtfulness, pathos, family focus, and strangeness to dramas, genre thrillers, and films across the sci-fi spectrum. Includes lots of spiders and one talking fish."]

Lane, Anthony. "Dark Places: Sicario." The New Yorker (September 21, 2015)

Lee, Kevin B. "Video Evidence: Oscar 2016, Best Cinematography." Keyframe (February 3, 2016)

Leo, Vince. "Sicario (2015) Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin." Qwipster (September 2015)

Orr, Christopher. "The Almost Greatness of Sicario." The Atlantic (September 25, 2015)

Robey, Tim. "Sicario Lacks a Higher Purpose." The Telegraph (October 8, 2015)

Scott, A.O. "Sicario Digs Into the Depths of Drug Cartel Violence." The New York Times (September 17, 2015)

Sicario Critics Round Up (Ongoing Archive)

Sudhakaran, Sareesh. "Cinematography of Roger Deakins." Wolfcrow (February 16, 2016)

Tallerico, Brian. "Sicario." Roger Ebert (September 15, 2015)