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Sicario (7/10)

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The background to Sicario’s story is the premise that the war on drugs cannot be won by playing by the rules. Or even that the war on drugs cannot be won at all, as it it has become a self-defeating prophecy: an endless war with drug lords pursuing ever more creative ways of going underground and at the same time embracing ever more violent ways to achieve their goals. Trying to get some kind of control back over this is not for the weak.

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Warrior (7/10)

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The major weakness of this movie is that the underdog-to-heroes plot is utterly predictable. Yet I would say it is a recommended watch if you enjoy fight movies. I rank it well above the classic Rocky in any case.

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