Hollywood has a long history of taking a successful film and tacking on an unnecessary sequel to cash in on the popularity of the original. It has often been the case that following on from a critically and commercially buoyant original picture, Hollywood producers’ eyes are consumed by a giant dollar sign. Such a strategy rarely works out, and there are few better examples of that fact than Denis Villeneuve’s 2015 action-thriller Sicario and its 2018 follow-up Sicario: Day of the Soldado.
Josh Brolin thinks he knows why Sicario: Day of the Soldado wasn’t as big of a hit as its predecessor. Read More