“Hell or High Water”: One-Sentence Review

Hell or High Water’s topnotch acting from Jeff Bridges and Ben Foster, adept directing from Englishman David Mackenzie (Young Adam), and colloquially superb dialogue from Sicario scribe Taylor Sheridan, collectively deliver one of the decade’s better modern-westerns.

10.5 out of 12 Tamales


“Suicide Squad”: One-Sentence Review

The pop art one sheets and the perfectly edited movie trailers, with their catchy, feel-good music, promised us the next great superhero (read antihero) movie; instead, what we got in Suicide Squad is a sophomoric, choppily edited disappointment, with its only redeeming quality being an outstanding performance from Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn and Will Smith’s Deadshot.

6 out of 12 Tamales