Tag: Narcos

Best Film and Television of 2016

Compiled by our staff editors and writers, here is the best film and television of 2016. Best Films of 2016 1. Moonlight Barry Jenkins pieces together a deeply moving investigation of masculinity, class, and race in this fictional biopic.  Compelling visuals, and tense dialogue come together in heartbreaking performances to give this […]

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Best of 2015: The Snubs

This year, the Arts & Entertainment section editors worked with our staff writers to come up with the best songs, music videos, albums, TV shows, and movies of 2015; however, not everyone’s favourite made the list. To let the close runners-up shine we’ve each picked our two most-beloved snubs that […]

Escobar and Putin

Pop Rhetoric: Narcos, Netflix’s capitalist critique of capitalism

Treading the line between documentary and crime thriller, Netflix’s newest original series Narcos—short for the Spanish ‘narcotraficante,’ or drug trafficker—tells the tale of Pablo Escobar’s rise to power and the blood of Colombia shed along with it. Faithful to history, the show gives a fairly accurate depiction of the rise […]