Movie review: In "The Town,” Ben Affleck stars as the leader of an efficient and seemingly bulletproof crew of heavily-armed thieves who almost always make a clean getaway in their robberies in the Boston area.
Published: September 17, 2010
Ben Affleck's "The Town” is a wild, thrilling cops-and-robbers ride through some of the meanest streets of Boston that is derailed too often by over-the-top action sequences and story turns that strain believability.
R2:052½ starsStarring: Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner, Blake Lively, Titus Welliver, Pete Postlethwaite, Chris Cooper.
(Strong violence, pervasive language, some sexuality and drug use)