THE DEPARTED (USA 2006)


Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.7|5.0 Starsìììì

The Departed, due to the implant of a mobster within a police department with a simultaneous implanting of a policeman within mobster ranks, becomes a complicated story that requires close viewing and complete involvement to follow its storyline. With its outstanding cast coupled with Director Martin Scorcese’s perfect orchestration, it becomes a winner in all areas for viewing entertainment. There is no downtime in this film, every second builds interest and leads to a satisfying tension-filled conclusion.

Storyline

A mobster implants himself inside the Boston police force and rises in power while a police officer plants himself inside the mobster organization and rises in power.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Martin Scorsese for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers G. Mac Brown, Doug Davison, Kristin Hahn, and Roy Lee for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Billy (Leonardo DiCaprio), Colin Sullivan (Matt Damon), Frank Costello (Jack Nicholson), Dignam (Mark Wahlberg), Queenan (Martin Sheen), Mr. French (Ray Winstone), Madolyn (Vera Farmiga), Trooper Brown (Anthony Anderson), and Ellerby (Alec Baldwin).


Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. The casting makes this movie work at a very high level for those audiences who enjoy mobster movies.

Ben Meyers

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