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Sicario Movie Review

In Mexico, the word Sicario means “hitman”. In America, apparently it means “really good movie”.

Sicario is about an American FBI agent (Emily Blunt) assigned to a kidnapping task force who is recruited by a Department of Defense (Josh Brolin) advisor to help hunt down the leaders of a Mexican drug cartel.  444 more words

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Juárez banned songs about drug kingpins, but it’s hard to squash a multimillion-dollar industry

Juárez, a Mexican border city emerging from years of cartel-inflicted violence, is trying to distance itself from the drug deals and shootouts chronicled in narcocorridos, the accordion-heavy songs usually dedicated to popular kingpins of the drug trade. 508 more words


Drugs.  Whether to improve quality of life or for recreation, they can change lives. Behind the drugs, is the power to control lives.  Dennis Villenueve’s  277 more words

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Sicario Review

Sicario is not the kind of movie to make pretenses about what it is. As it opens with one of the most intense, and brutal drug raid sequences ever put on film, it establishes that this is going to be a story that shows the gritty realities these people on both sides of the law have to live. 729 more words

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Sicario (2015)

Maysa Moncao’s film review (from the Toronto International Film Festival) of the law enforcement/drug cartel drama starring Emily Blunt and Josh Brolin.

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EMILY BLUNT - action movie star

Emily Blunt joined the ranks of female action-adventure movie stars last year by co-starring with Tom Cruise in sci-fi war movie Edge of Tomorrow. 63 more words


Guyanese man tried to smuggle cocaine in rum bottle at JFK

Cleveland Charles arrived in New York (JFK) on Saturday aboard a Caribbean Airlines flight from Georgetown, Guyana, and was selected for inspection by Customs and Border Protection officers. 83 more words