Sicario - The Dehumanization of War

by Jack's Movie Reviews

In this video essay, Jack analyzes Denis Villeneuve’s Sicario, a crime thriller about the war on drugs along the US-Mexico border, examining how the three main characters, Kate, Alejandro and Sylvia, are thematically linked through the dehumanizing effects of war and the ineffectiveness that this particular war carries.



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