Sicario

January 16, 2016 – Watched:

Sicario (2015)

Now honestly, how good was this? Damn!

Story, acting, editing, sound design, vfx, cinematography was flawlessly executed.

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Intensely suspenseful, dark and brutal. Accompanied with a beautifully orchestrated ominous and ruthless musical score.

No stupid Hollywood ending like in most of the movies released nowadays. Life ain’t peachy so stop forcing it down our throats Hollywood.

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Came into the story barely knowing anything about it. Came out craving more.

One of 2015’s best films.

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8.5/10

  • Was planning to embed the VFX breakdown since the visuals and cinematography in this film were stunning and minimalistic (as always; thanks again Deakins) but the video for the VFX breakdown is not licensed and blocked on Vimeo and elsewhere. If it becomes available I’ll post it up. – current link – http://www.artofvfx.com/sicario-vfx-breakdown-oblique-fx/ & http://www.cgmeetup.net/home/making-of-sicario/
  • A sequel is in the early stages already concentrating on Alejandro’s shady past. Let just hope it can live up to the quality of this.

 

 

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