Tags : Roger Deakins

Nerdlocker Movie Review: 1917

TIME IS THE ENEMY As if a soldier ourselves, the film opens its eyes and rarely closes them again until the story’s end. We run along, duck and dive hoping the opposing enemy doesn’t discover our location. We along with two idealistic British privates are tasked with a dire mission in the midst of World […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: Sicario: Day of the Soldado

In 2015 Sicario came out of nowhere and ended up as one of the best films of the year. Its success was due in large part to its director, Denis Villeneuve and legendary cinematographer, Roger Deakins who elevate every project they come in contact with. When a sequel was announced without these two returning it […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: Blade Runner 2049

It’s films like Blade Runner 2049 that make the unceasing waves of sequel-scum worth the constant eye rolls and negative reviews in hopes of finding something as mesmerizing as this modern masterpiece of science fiction. 2049 is a slow-paced, methodical, sci-fi noir thriller with sudden bursts of shocking violence. It is in that rarified air […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: Sicario

Some filmmakers seem to thrive in the stories that drag their characters through hell. These films often evoke feelings of distaste for your fellow humans and bring about questions of morality and lack thereof. Often the main character acts as the driver and we as the audience are riding “shotgun”. The protagonist is taken from […]Read More

Movie Review: Unbroken

Films based on true stories are a tricky thing. What it all really comes down to is: what do you include and what do you leave out? If the film is trying to convey the importance of the main character, nearly everything is at least somewhat significant in the life story of that person. So, […]Read More