Narcos Is A Hit For Netflix But Iffy Accents Grate On Colombian Ears

The Netflix drama Narcos has won critical acclaim for its unflinching depiction of the rise and fall of Pablo Escobar, and its generally sympathetic depiction of the police officers and politicians who dared to take on the world’s most famous drug lord.

The documentary-style series was praised as “devastatingly addictive” by the Telegraph, while Slate called it “exactly the portrayal of the drug war we needed”, and the Hollywood Reporter mused that it could be the “critically acclaimed international breakthrough” that Netflix has long sought.

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