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'Narcos' Director Jose Padilha: 'The True Story of Pablo Escobar is Too Hard to Believe'

The first Emmy campaign for Netflix’s « Narcos » has officially set sail. Wagner Moura and Boyd Holbrook reunited with director-producer José Padilha and executive producer… 449 mots de plus


RoboCop (2014)

Watched as part of my walk down the Blockbusters-lane; Back to the Bang for the Buck

I already knew I needed a RoboCop reboot just as much as I need a remake of Hitchcock’s…

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Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2011)

Captain Nasciento is promoted to the Intelligence Agency and uses his BOPE units to clear the drug trade out of the city, unwittingly allowing the corrupt militia to fill the empty criminal power vacuum. 174 mots de plus


Elite Squad (2008)

A pair of young recruits join Rio De Janeiro’s police « Elite Squad » and are given the task of cleaning up a gang controlled slum before a papal visit. 184 mots de plus


Netflix & 'Narcos' José Padilha Reteam On Brazil Corruption Scandal Series

Netflix is getting back into business with Narcos executive producer and director José Padilha. Filming will begin in Brazil this year on a ripped-from-the-headlines original series based on the country’s recent corruption investigations, Operation Car Wash (aka… 202 mots de plus

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‘Narcos’ Director José Padilha Reteams with Netflix

MADRID – “Narcos” director José Padilha will reteam with I.S. streaming ginat Netflix on a yet-to-be-titled Brazilian Netflix original series, charting the Lava Jato (Car Wash) criminal corruption probe which has rocked Brazil’s political elite to its core. 413 mots de plus


Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)

Seen as part of the 2016 Letterboxd 30 Countries challenge.

Ups. My apologies in advance. Unlike everyone else, I found this incredibly dull, bland and Hollywood-polished.

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