This film, though brutal, reminds me of the resilience of mankind. We push forward even when the odds are against us.

“You’re asking me how a watch works. For now, just keep an eye on the time.”

We often enter into situations demanding answers. Sometimes, it is better to realize that no answer will possibly satisfy the way that experience does.

“Nothing will make sense to your American ears, and you will doubt everything we do, but in the end you will understand.”

This movie gives definition to the phrase ‘the end justifies the means’, and reveals the terrible consequences of this logic.

“You are not a wolf, and this is a land of wolves now. ”

A critique of the war on drugs, Sicario has no resolution for you. The film ends with children playing soccer, with gunfire in the background temporarily pausing the game. Then? Life goes on.

Reminds me of: ‘Discipline Equals Freedom‘ by Jocko Willink, ‘Tribe‘ by Sebastian Junger