Tag Archives: Narcos

Narcos and Cartel Land

I recently published an article in The Conversation on the Netflix series, Narcos (José Padilha, 2015-) and the documentary film, Cartel Land (Mathew Heineman, 2015). You can read it by following this link.   Cartel Land Trailer Narcos Trailer

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Violence in Heli

Find my recent post  “VIOLENCE AS NARRATIVE FUNCTION OR, SOME THOUGHTS ON WHY HELI DIVIDES CRITICS” in Mediático: http://reframe.sussex.ac.uk/mediatico/2014/06/30/violence-as-narrative-function-or-some-thoughts-on-why-heli-divides-critics/  

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Remember Them Exhibition and 5TH E. ALLISON PEERS SYMPOSIUM. Remember Them: Artistic and Academic responses to Femicide in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

I have been wearing pink for a week. Often considered a weak colour, condemned as symbolic of the rigid gender binaries being fomented by the marketplace to sell consumer goods to young girls, when thinking about Juárez it means something … Continue reading

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Mexicans as Violent Narcos in Breaking Bad

Breaking Bad is a high quality drama created by Vince Gilligan which follows the story of Walt (Bryan Cranston) who, when diagnosed with lung cancer, decides to become a methamphetamine cook. This decision is justified through the lack of affordability … Continue reading

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