Denis Villeneuve
Features // 4 Articles
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 5 Articles
Blogs // 3 Articles
News // 1 Articles
//Features

A Linguistics Revolution: 'Arrival' and the Politics of Language
22 Feb 2017 // 9:00 PM

After watching Arrival, the sci-fi technology we think about is not possible developments in the future, but rather, one of our most intimate and fundamental technologies: the technology of language.

The Best Films of 2016
15 Dec 2016 // 9:00 PM

PopMatters presents a list of the best films that surfaced in 2016 and impressed us with their cinematic visions of where we’ve been.

//Columns

40 Nights at the Movies (in the Comfort of Your Home): The Franchise
26 Nov 2015 // 4:59 AM

Back by popular demand! Recommendations from "40 Nights at the Movies" will keep you, your dog and your elephant glued to the couch for months.

//Reviews

'Arrival' Insists on Conversation, on Communication, on Sharing Experience
11 Nov 2016 // 6:00 AM

If we're thinking in circles, maybe this arrival was always in motion.

As in Real Life, the Characters in 'Sicario' Are Motivated -- But Not Always Stable
19 Sep 2015 // 4:00 AM

Authority and outrage both go a long way toward defining the cause in Sicario, Denis Villeneuve's grim contemplation of the ongoing drug war.

//Blogs

TIFF 2016: Colossal, Pyromaniac, Nocturnal Animals, Arrival, American Pastoral, Trespass Against Us
12 Sep 2016 // 3:30 AM

Monster mayhem, aliens, Philip Roth and dysfunctional families -- it's all in a day at Toronto International Film Festival 2016.

In 'Sicario', the War Is Next Door
25 Sep 2015 // 1:13 AM

The collapsing world order is chillingly illuminated in Denis Villeneuve’s stark cartel thriller.

//News

Emily Blunt Hopes 'Sicario' Brings About 'Great Discussion'
21 Sep 2015 // 2:32 AM

“One of the strongest themes in this film is these cycles of violence,” Blunt said. “And is that necessarily the solution — to meet violence with further violence?"

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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