BLADE RUNNER 2049

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Denis Villeneuve Stars: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Robin Wright, Jared Leto, Ana De Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Edward James Olmos, Sean Young, Dave Bautista, Hiam Abbass, Mackenzie Davis, Barkhad Abdi, Lennie James. Blade Runner 2049 is the latest film from Canadian director Denis Villeneuve, who has an impressive track record that includes Incendies, the psychological thriller Prisoners, the war on drugs thriller Sicario, and the sci-fi drama Arrival. Here he returns to the sci-fi genre, with this visually stunning and stylish long Continue reading

THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: George Nolfi Stars: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Terence Stamp, John Slattery, Anthony Mackie. There have been some great movies based on stories written by prolific, Hugo-Award winning sci-fi writer Phillip K Dick – Minority Report, Total Recall, the animated A Scanner Darkly, and of course the classic Blade Runner. But there have also been a number of misfires, including John Woo’s Paycheck, Impostor, Next, and Screamers. George Nolfi’s The Adjustment Bureau, adapted from a 1954 short story, falls somewhere between the two Continue reading