Tag Archives: Denis Villeneuve

Dune review — A cinematic feast

Directed by Denis Villeneuve | Written by Villeneuve, Jon Spaihts, and Eric Roth, based on the Frank Herbert book | 155 min | Crave Plus Oh, how we have waited for Dune. Of all the 2020 features postponed by the pandemic, this is the one I was most looking forward to seeing, and seeing on… Read More

LENS ME YOUR EARS: Ep. 019 “New Filmmakers”

The podcast I co-host with Stephen Cooke is back after a brief hiatus with a show about up-and-coming filmmakers who've caught our attention. Included in the discussion are Jeff Nichols, Jean-Marc Vallée, Denis Villeneuve, Jeremy Saulnier, Ryan Coogler, and many more.   Check it out, and our other recent LENS ME YOUR EARS podcasts, here on… Read More

Sicario review — At Hell’s Border

Directed by Denis Villeneuve | Written by Taylor Sheridan | 121 min Kate (Emily Blunt, convincingly tough and vulnerable) is a straight arrow FBI agent on the anti-kidnap squad working in Arizona with partner Reggie (Daniel Kaluuya, another talented Brit import), mopping up at the margins of the Mexican drug cartel business, which usually means… Read More