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Stephanie Sigman

Annabelle: Creation (2017)

James Wan’s ever expanding Conjuring universe has delivered some pretty frightening scenes of terror over the past few years, taking the genre back to basics with its simplicity is effective enough in delivering its authenticity. Pairing…

War On Everyone (2017)

When I first saw the trailer for War On Everyone I knew that I wanted to see it ASAP. It had Alexander Skarsgård and Michael Peña being a pair of crooked cops. It had John Michael McDonagh as the writer-director (the man who gave us The…

Miss Bala (2011)

*contains spoilers* In the frenzy of 3-4 movies a day, my schedule for the CPH PIX film festival is so full that I often do not have time to research a given movie very well before I watch it. I went into Miss Bala largely not knowing what…

Miss Bala (2011)

Miss Bala is an interesting film, a movie far superior in execution and style than it is in detail and any self-contained logic. For those wishing that action thrillers would nowadays somehow manage to still throw viewers right into the…

Miss Bala (2011)

Bird's eye view Gerardo Naranjo's third film, Miss Bala, is all about point of view. He chooses to tell a tale of Mexican drug cartels and cop-gang war crabwise, from the angle of an innocent young woman whose only desire is to be a…

Miss Bala (2011)

Miss Bala (which translates as Miss Bullet) focuses on Laura, an average young woman living in Tijuana, Mexico, who dreams of becoming a beauty queen one day. She lives with her father and brother and the family make a living by selling…