Film review: ‘SICARIO: DAY OF THE SOLDADO’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

On-screen text at the beginning of Sicario: Day of the Soldado, the sequel to the much lauded 2015 drug-crime drama Sicario, delivers what seems to be a disturbingly ‘conservative’ message about people smuggling across the Mexican-US border, much like the sort of statement we might expect from a certain oddly-coiffured world leader. It appears that this film may have shelved

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Film review: SAVAGES from Built For Speed

Oliver Stone’s latest film Savages follows in the tradition of Scarface and Blow by using the drug industry as a metaphor for America’s aspirational culture. Unfortunately this film has neither the originality nor the charismatic central characters of those films. Taylor kitsch and Aaron Johnson play two low profile but highly successful California marijuana dealers who live in an unusual

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