Tagged with Black Mass

Review: Hostiles, 2017, dir. Scott Cooper

Review: Hostiles, 2017, dir. Scott Cooper


Poor Scott Cooper. This guy, he just can’t make a movie I’m capable of tolerating. I bet he’s pretty bummed. I hated Out of the Furnace; I also hated Black Mass, a movie I took personally as a Bostonian. (Seriously, someone make a fucking movie about Boston that doesn’t hinge on bad accents for once, please.) Cut … Continue reading

Review: Black Mass, 2015, dir. Scott Cooper

Review: Black Mass, 2015, dir. Scott Cooper


“James “Whitey” Bulger terrorized Boston as the boss of the Winter Hill Gang from the 1970s until the 1990s, went into hiding in 1994, fell into FBI custody in 2011, and now, thanks to filmmaker Scott Cooper, he’s stalking multiplexes in the gangster film Black Mass. For Cooper, the movie marks his third plum gig … Continue reading