Blade Runner: 2049 takes it slow and steady

By Russell Zazueta In Blade Runner 2049, it still rains all the time, and the Tyrell Corp. that created the first line of androids called replicants, has long been out of business. Director Denis Villeneuve, who also directed Sicario (2015), does a wonderful job in preserving the heavy-industrial, prison-like world that Blade Runner gave us when it premiered in 1982. The visuals are stunning and the story stays true to…

October 11, 2017

Dark comedy shines through in ‘The Nice Guys’

By Gustavo Buenrostro The dark comedy “The Nice Guys,” pays homage to old ‘70s buddy cop movies and brings a fresh twist to that style of filmmaking. The film stars Russell Crowe as Jackson Healy, who is a hired enforcer who beats up people for money and is trying to figure out if he is a good man. His story intertwines with Ryan Gosling’s character, Holland March, a private eye…

May 25, 2016