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The UnPopular Opinion: Sicario

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** It has been four years since I took over writing this...
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Sicario producers say Josh Brolin & Emily Blunt will also return for sequel

Shortly after Denis Villeneuve 's SICARIO opened in limited release, it was reported that a sequel was already in the works that will focus on Benicio Del Toro 's character. Black Label Media's Molly Smith and Trent and Thad Luckinbill recently gave an update on the follow-up while speaking with THR , and Smith says "We're in full development with the studio....
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Netflix picks up the animated feature The Little Prince from Paramount

You may remember seeing trailers for the absolutely AMAZING-looking LITTLE PRINCE last year. The story, following the 1943 novel by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, follows a pilot stranded in the desert who meets a young prince fallen to Earth from a tiny asteroid. Paramount Pictures was set to release the film theatrically on March 18th, but then pulled the film from its release schedule. We...
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The trailer for The Little Prince celebrates a myriad of artistic styles

Written in 1943 by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, "The Little Prince" tells the story of a pilot stranded in the desert who meets a young prince fallen to Earth from a tiny asteroid. The film, from Paramount Pictures, takes the quasi-PRINCESS BRIDE route in that it will tell a story behind the story. This is a trailer best experienced rather than told about, so check out one of the...
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Cool Videos: Has Bradley Cooper even seen Guardians of the Galaxy?

Who didn't love Bradley Cooper 's voice work as Rocket Raccoon in GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY? Cooper brought the perfect mix to his portrayal of the anthropomorphic animal bounty hunter that meshed with the rest of the cast of characters. James Gunn definitely found something special with his squad of intergalactic superheroes which was only made better by the press rounds they...
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Ink & Pixel: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Ink & Pixel is a source of pride and joy for me as a writer and as such, I'm always striving to take this column further for those who read and enjoy it. In an effort to widen the reach of our continuously growing fanbase, Ink & Pixel has been granted permission to broaden its horizons with the inclusion of films from the Horror, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy genres. I hope that you enjoy this bold new...
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Seth Green puts the kibosh on any Howard The Duck movie talk

One of the biggest problems in fanboy culture is making a mountain out of a molehill. Minute details are poured over for hours on end, even though they really have very little bearing on the overall grand scheme of things. Hype runs wild for things people are "certain they'll love," even though they haven't seen it yet, and vice versa with how badly something is going...
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Cool Videos: Check out the CGI in Sicario that you didn't know existed

SICARIO follows an idealistic FBI agent ( Emily Blunt ) as she is enlisted by an elite government task force official ( Josh Brolin ) to aid in the escalating war against drugs. The film has received almost nothing but glowing reviews (check out ours here ) and there's even talk about a sequel following Benicio Del Toro's consultant character. For those of you who have...
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Review: Sicario

The following review originally ran as part of TIFF 2015 PLOT: After a routine bust unearths a houseful of corpses related to the cartels, an idealistic FBI agent ( Emily Blunt ) is recruited by a shadowy government operative ( Josh Brolin ) to be part of a deadly operation in Mexico, which seeks to unearth a well-insulated drug lord. REVIEW: SICARIO is exactly the...
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Denis Villeneuve would love to do a James Bond film one day

I've long sang the praises of Denis Villeneuve (PRISONERS), each of his films have been quite different but of the same exemplary quality. His latest film, SICARIO, has been receiving rave reviews ( Check out our own Chris Bumbray's review right here ) and one of the aspects which drew Villeneuve to the project was the chance to display his action chops. During an interview...
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Exclusive Interviews: Sicario's Emily Blunt, Benicio del Toro & Josh Brolin

  If you read any of my 2015 TIFF coverage, you'll know that throughout the fest I ranted and raved about how amazing SICARIO is (see my review here ). A tense, atmospheric, action-thriller from director Denis Villeneuve , which examines the drug war through the eyes of an idealistic FBI agent ( Emily Blunt ) embedded with a CIA-led hit-squad working south-of-the-border,...
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Sicario sequel in the works; will focus on Benicio Del Toro's character

Not every film needs a sequel, no matter how great it might be, which is why I was surprised to read that Lionsgate is developing a sequel to Denis Villeneuve 's SICARIO, which won't open nationwide until October 2, 2015 . Variety broke the news that the writer of SICARIO, Taylor Sheridan , is already overseeing the project which will also involve SICARIO director Denis...
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