Denis Villeneuve
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The Best Films of 2014
29 Dec 2014 // 9:06 PM

Spanning a Truffaut-indebted magnum opus to a comeback vehicle for Michael Keaton, this collection of films is an eclectic representation of 2014's best.


As in Real Life, the Characters in 'Sicario' Are Motivated -- But Not Always Stable
19 Sep 2015 // 5:00 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.

Cannes 2015: Women Resist Their Masters in 'Sicario' and 'The Assassin'
22 May 2015 // 6:38 AM

Both Sicario and The Assassin tell the stories of women embroiled in conflict: in the former, the drug war; in the latter, the courts of ninth-century China.


In 'Sicario', the War Is Next Door
25 Sep 2015 // 2:13 AM

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

Who We Are: 'Incendies'
10 Jun 2011 // 7:00 AM

As the horrors become clear, as rape and torture and death draw us deeper into the abyss, Incendies hopes to help us see clearly. It doesn't always succeed.


Emily Blunt Hopes 'Sicario' Brings About 'Great Discussion'
21 Sep 2015 // 3:32 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?"

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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