Entertainment Weekly revealed their Best Performances of 2015 and Benicio figures on their list!
Benicio del Toro, Sicario
The mysterious Alejandro in the shadows of Denis Villeneuve’s Sicario is many things — a wolf, the hitman of the title, a ruthless marksman — but at his core, he’s a man who’s lost everything to a never-ending war. Benicio Del Toro steals the movie late in the second act when he plunges deep into Alejandro’s broken humanity and drives home Sicario’s utterly bleak message about our world: that it’s set to repeat the same violent cycles, and the casualties will continue to rack up. Del Toro’s performance is a quiet one, but in Alejandro’s stillness we can measure his fall, from a lawyer with a family to a killer not above taking away someone else’s. — Kevin P. Sullivan