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Josh Brolin

‘Sound Bite’ of the week…

"Press: Quit making problems where they don't exist. In this month's Esquire my diatribe on films I might have turned down in the past in place of whatever artistic path I wanted to be on at that time I take full responsibility for and was…

Sicario (2015)

 Villeneuve gets down to basics, retaining moral complexity Sicario is Denis Villeneuve's most concentrated, compact film. It's about a US operation, unfolding over only a few days, to follow a US-based Mexican drug "jefe" back to his…

Sicario (2015)

Even before the production credits fade, a drumbeat rises. Out in the desert, FBI agents close in on a small house. Light filtering through raised windows in their armoured van, Emily Blunt leads her team on a smash and grab raid straight…

Labour Day (2013)

Prisoner pastry In his new film Labour Day, Jason Reitman turns his hand to suspenseful melodrama. Everything he has done till now, which includes Thank You for Smoking, Juno, Up in the Air, and Young Adult, was dry, sardonic, and…

Gangster Squad (2013)

Photoshopped Somebody up there at Warner Bros. must have realised that Gangster Squad, a cops-and-crooks story set in Los Angeles in the late Forties, is a terrible movie, despite its stellar cast. So they've released it in Hollywood's…