A family drama masquerading as a thriller, more about heartbreak and relationships than excitement, and perhaps the best of the year.
Doing a heist movie as one long take seems like a fantastic idea. But the film lost me during the over-long and achingly dull lead-up to the actual heist.
Sicario isn't just a crime drama. It's a meditation on how to preserve morality in an environment where morality doesn't exist.
A textbook example of how to make a horror movie about people lost in the wilderness that not only doesn't suck but is actually very good.
A weird, heavily symbolic "queer thriller" with a scene-stealing, raving and drooling lunatic at the center.
A seminal teen drama.
The film's writer/director/star clearly intends the story to work on several levels, but I couldn't shake the feeling something was getting scrambled between his brain and my own.