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BFI #LFF 2015: BLACK MASS Review

BLACK MASS

One film causing a stir at the 59th BFI London Film Festival is BLACK MASS, an American crime drama directed by Scott Cooper.

Based on the best-selling 2001 book by Dick Lehr and Gerard O’Neill, BLACK MASS tells the true story of James “Whitey” Bulger (Johnny Depp), the brother of a state senator Billy Bulger (Benedict Cumberbatch) and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant for childhood friend John Connolly (Joel Edgerton) in order to tak...

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