Sicario

Director: Denis Villeneuve Starring: Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro Words: J. Wood ‘In Mexico, Sicario means Hitman’ The above quote has been plastered all across the marketing for Denis Villeneuve’s follow up to Prisoners/ Enemy (depending upon which territory you are in), and even appears as part of the opening frames, in which Villeneuve does an…

Everest

2015/ UK, USA, Iceland Director: Balthasar Kormakur Starring: Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, Jake Gyllenhaal Words: J Wood “…The human body was not built to function, at the cruising altitude of a 747” As soon as one of the characters of Everest utters these words, fairly early into proceedings, the film very cleverly raises the stakes somewhat.  For most…