“Leave No Trace”: One-Sentence Review

Driven by two superior performances, Ben Foster’s and Thomasin McKenzie’s, Leave No Trace capably roots itself in minimalistic idealism, creating an effective, linear narrative.

9.5 out of 12 Tamales

“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