Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

2016 – USA Director: Gareth Edwards Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Donnie Yen, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker, Alan Tudyk, Wen Jiang, Riz Ahmed, Mads Mikkelson  Words: S. Nix As the lights came back on at the end of the screening I attended, the rolling credits were greeted with thunderous applause, my small, nagging doubts about…

Arrival

2016 – USA Director: Denis Villeneuve Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker Words: C. Abbott Denis Villeneuve is quickly becoming one of the most consistently brilliant and interesting filmmakers working today. Following the successes of Incendies, Prisoners, Enemy and Sicario, this could be his best work yet, perfectly capturing the fine art of Hollywood…