Sicario (sɪˈkɛərɪəʊ) | Spanish | Assassin. Hitman. Hired Killer.
In Sicario, Emily Blunt plays Kate Macer, an idealistic FBI agent who is enlisted by an elected government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico. Sicario is an intense, relentlessly paced and thrilling look at the American war on drugs and murky US-Mexico border politics. French Canadian director Denis Villeneuve’s film is absolutely riveting, with amped up tension and thrilling action pitted against an air of paranoia and the grisly reality of drug cartel violence.
Villeneuve is on a hot streak (Prisoners), and has crafted yet another fine thriller with fantastic performances from his cast. Emily Blunt is a force to be reckoned with as Kate Macer. She’s a competent leader, self-assured and confident – Blunt’s portrayal of Kate maintains her “Full Metal Bitch” title from
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