Good evening constant reader, its happy hour and our bartender Lloyd is setting them up neat, just the way you like it. Tonight’s V.I.P. in the Manifesto lounge is an empty bar-stool, because much like Elvis, the builder in question has apparently left the building. 742 more words
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2007 saw the release of Ben Affleck’s directorial debut, the adaptation of Dennis Lehane’s Gone baby Gone, which earned rave reviews for the former Daredevil and J-Lo’s ex, whose career took a… 827 more words
Gone Baby Gone is a 2007 American neo-noir mystery film directed by Ben Affleck (in his feature-length directorial debut) that starred his brother, Casey Affleck. The screenplay by Ben Affleck and Aaron Stockard is based on the 1998 detective novel of the same name by Dennis Lehane, author of Mystic River and Shutter Island.
The aunt of a missing young girl hires two local private detectives to find her amidst the inevitable accompanying media frenzy.
Gone Baby Gone was directed and co-written by one Ben Affleck on his debut behind the camera, but please do not let that put you off; it’s actually one of the most refreshingly adult and well-written cop thrillers in recent memory. 188 more words