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Patriots Day (2017, dir. Peter Berg)

Boston cops track the 2013 marathon bombers. Awkwardly-structured, and mechanically sentimental, but an undeniably effective fictionalised reconstruction. Heartfelt, and with a genuinely mesmerising interrogation scene, the film asks some good questions.

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PATRIOTS DAY arrives on Digital HD March 14 and 4k, Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand March 28

Witness the heroism behind one of the most sophisticated manhunts in law enforcement history in the critically acclaimed film Patriots Day, arriving on Digital HD March 14 and 4k Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray and Digital HD), Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD, and On Demand March 28 from Lionsgate and CBS Films. 568 more words

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Patriots Day - Review

Director Peter Berg for a while has been on the brink of producing something special. He may have had a number of blips with the likes of Hancock and Battleship, but he has also produced some impressive docudramas including The Kingdom, Lone Survivor and last year’s Deepwater Horizon. 416 more words

Patriots Day

Release date: 23rd February 2017/Watch the trailer here

The third ‘true story’ collaboration between Mark Wahlberg and director Peter Berg, following 2013’s Lone Survivor and last year’s  531 more words

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Patriots Day (Review): A Well intentioned mess

When a tragic real life event occurs, it is only a matter of time before a cinematic adaptation occurs- and in Hollywood, the race to be first out of the gate with any idea ensures there will often be multiple adaptions of the same story within a short timeframe. 768 more words

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Patriots Day

Copyright © 2016 by CBS Films

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When two terrorists with Chechen roots set off two home-made explosives in the crowd watching the Boston Marathon in 2013, killing three people and injuring more than 260, police sergeant Tommy Saunders (Mark Wahlberg) searches for clues to apprehend Dzhokhar (Alex Wolff) and Tamerlan Tsarnaev (Themo Melikidze) while heading the official manhunt is FBI special agent Richard DesLauriers (Kevin Bacon) and he is facilitated by Boston police commissioner Ed Davis (John Goodman) and Watertown police sergeant Jeffrey Pugliese (J. 316 more words

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