Entertainment I just watched Black Mass

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  1. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen Seek truth, not confirmation of your opinions VIP

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    Decent, they never explained why the guy could shoot his close associates w/o the others deciding to just blast him and take over. All power resides in something besides real loyalty in that world.

    They also seemed to way underplay the active role the FBI agent played in crimes. He's not doing 40 years for "letting things slide"
     
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    Bulger had the muscle and the connection for dope which is why he was able to do what he did.


    My only issues with the movie were the scene which was a total ripoff of the "Am I a clown" scene in Goodfellas and there was almost nothing about when he was in hiding
     
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    Great flick...but i agree i would have really liked to see some of his time in hiding.
     
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    Embarrassing accents and too violent
     
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    Strike that last post I thought it was that other boston movie
     
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    Talk about fucking up an amazing story. Could have been another goodfellas in the right hands
     
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    did not watch as I am terrified of being called a racist and the title of the film has the word black in it
     
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    It was OK. But I felt what could've been a gold mine ended up being a pile of copper. The Departed told the story better
     
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    I liked this flick, Depp gave a great performance IMO. If you haven't seen it, check out the Whitey Bulger documentary on Netflix it's tremendous!
     
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    Good analogy :ucoffee:
     
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    I patted myself on the back when I typed it :c
     
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    Watched it last night. It was alright.
     
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    I liked it, but I compared it to the Departed, which it was not even close...
     
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    didn't the guy that played kevin look like a fucked up looking mark wahlberg… probably bunch of bergs out there not knowing their parents..
     
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    :jj: