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America Hates Emily Blunt Back: ‘Sicario’ Sinks at Box Office

Although I personally enjoyed the film, Emily Blunt’s “Sicario” is looking like a bust at the box office and a substantial write off for Lionsgate. The edgy drug war thriller that boasts no fewer than three stars (Josh Brolin and

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Drug War Horrors—and Complexities—Come to Grisly Life in ‘Sicario’

Make no mistake; the new thriller in theaters called Sicario is no documentary-style production of the drug war in Mexico. It’s a movie like any other, with its exaggerations and stylistic decisions. But what makes Sicario one of the better representations of the reality that is cartel violence on both sides of the border is that it’s accurate enough to be believable—even to those well-versed in the tiniest details of this endless war.

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Alcalde de Juárez Olvida Historia en Planes de Demanda Absurdas Sobre ‘Sicario’

Como Breitbart Texas informó recientemente, Enrique Serrano Escobar, el alcalde de Ciudad Juárez, México (al sur de El Paso) declaró que pretende demandar a los creadores de la película de ficción “Sicario” en un tribunal estadounidense por “daños morales” a la ciudad. Escobar dijo que la película representa incidentes violentos que no reflejan la actualidad de la ciudad, diciendo el diario El Norte de México, “Daña la imagen de los juarenses.” Sin embargo, Escobar parece haber olvidado que Ciudad Juárez sigue es sede de dos grandes carteles de la droga y más de 400 pandillas callejeras.

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Juárez Mayor Forgets City’s Violent History in Absurd ‘Sicario’ Film Lawsuit Plans

As Breitbart Texas recently reported, Enrique Serrano Escobar, the mayor of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico (just south of El Paso, Texas) stated he aims to sue the makers of the fiction film “Sicario” in a U.S. court for “moral damages” to the city. Escobar said the movie depicts violent incidents that don’t currently reflect the city, telling Mexico’s El Norte newspaper, “It hurts the image of Juarenses.” However, Escobar seems to have forgotten that Cuidad Juárez is still host to two major drug cartels and over 400 street gangs.

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Hot Deal: Squat in Emily Blunt’s L.A. Compound for Only $600 a Night

While it may lack the size and luxuries of Aaron Spelling’s famed 56,000 sq. ft. mansion, actress Emily Blunt’s former residence is now up for rent on the lodging website Airbnb, and it is giving renters a chance to see how well America has treated the British-born leading lady.