Posted on October 16, 2015

Truer Story: Sicario, Cartel Land, & Narco Cultura

Truer Story: Sicario, Cartel Land, & Narco Cultura


“Mexico has had a problem with drug cartels for decades, but the country’s drug war didn’t officially start until Felipe Calderón ordered a battalion of troops to Michoacán for the dispensal of indiscriminate justice in 2006. You can trace the fallout of Calderón martial intervention either through good old fashioned journalism or U.S. pop culture: … Continue reading

Review: Pan, 2015, dir. Joe Wright

Review: Pan, 2015, dir. Joe Wright


“When Joe Wright’s Pan moves its setting away from London and into Neverland, Peter (Levi Miller), not yet the hero we know he becomes, steps out onto the deck of a flying pirate ship to observe a strip mine jammed with filthy children singing a shanty song that sounds an awful lot like “Smells Like … Continue reading