Wind River

Wind RiverDirector: Taylor Sheridan
Run Time: 1h 47m
MPAA: R
Stars: 4.0

Sir Sheridan rounds out his frontier trilogy with yet another masterpiece. Continue reading

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Arrival

arrivalDirector: Denis Villeneuve
Run Time: 1h 56m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 3.5

Denis Villeneuve adds to his portfolio another incredibly interesting film. There will be sci-fi fans abound who will fall in love with this movie. My prejudice for the genre — and Arrival‘s particular subgenre — kept me from being completely wowed. Continue reading

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

Mission Impossible Rogue NationDirector: Christopher McQuarrie
Run Time: 2h 11m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 4.0

In Ghost Protocol the IMF was disavowed. In Rogue Nation, they are dissolved. The CIA has absorbed all operations, and only Ethan Hunt remains at large to complete his original mission: bring down the Syndicate. Continue reading