Public Enemies

There are some genres that audiences will flock to, regardless of how many movies Hollywood makes.  For me, one of those genres is the mobster/gangster movie.  Throw in Johnny Depp and it is a good bet I will check it out.

Public Enemies is based on John Dillinger’s adult life.  When it starts, we see him at the peak of his bank-robbing days.  What follows is a fairly decent movie that tracks his tragic fall.  The movie has a gritty look and you feel rooted in reality.  The only downside is that the pacing was a bit slow at times.  The casting was good and the story delivered on its promises.

My advice:  Check it out one afternoon during a matinee – it is not the typical summer action flick…

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