Drama • R • 2015 • 1 hr 40 min
I thought this was a fricking action movie. The most incredible documentary on cartels and vigilantes in Mexico. Filmed incredibly well too!
This was a fantastic look into fearful citizens that where afraid to rise up. Horrific tales of Cartel mass murders and torture to people
Deals with many of the same concerns and themes as Sicario. But, y’know, real.
A fantastic look into a terrible yet interesting situation that is taking place in the world.
Good documentary, reveals interesting areas around drug business and Mexico-USA border
An in-depth look at one mans attempt to combat Mexico’s Cartel issue. An insane twist towards the end will leave your jaw on the floor.
Intense and real. Pure mess as life in reality is.
Enlightening documentary which expands one mind about immigration particularly as an American. Well framed with dramatic pacing, disquieting
Captures some amazing footage and an amazing topic that deserves the deep dive
Half The Wire, half MacBeth. A self-fulfilling nightmare for everyone involved where foresight And self-awareness offer no salvation.
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