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The novelty of combining classic romance fiction with horror elements can only carry the film so far.
Sicario isn't just a crime drama. It's a meditation on how to preserve morality in an environment where morality doesn't exist.
It may lack ambition and fail to follow up on its more intriguing premises, but as an action-thriller it's entertaining and boosted by fine performances.
A fresh, exciting action thriller with a retro vibe
If there's any justice in the universe, history will remember Snowpiercer as its generation's equivalent of The Matrix.
The bad news is that Oldboy is a typical pointless American remake. The good news is that it's a decent one--not remarkable, but at least entertaining, particularly if you can keep yourself from constantly comparing it to the original. Which, let's face facts here, you're not going to be able to do.
Clever dialogue, well-drawn characters and a vivid setting help create an action-horror-comedy that works