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The Town Reviews

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January 5, 2014
The Town may not be perfect, but Affleck does a lot of things right, including picking some great actors and letting them do their jobs to deliver fine performances.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 9, 2013
Assured, confident direction by Affleck, terrifically paced action sequences and brilliant use of location turn The Town into a truly enjoyable movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
January 29, 2013
One of the great modern heist pictures.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 23, 2012
Action can be difficult for someone not experienced with it. Yet, Affleck shows that he's more than up to the task.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 5, 2011
'The Town' hits not one false note, despite a plot that easily could have come across as contrived.
Full Review | Original Score: A
August 18, 2011
Because this all revolves around Affleck, The Town is a curiosity; directed by him under another name and it would be forgettable.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 15, 2011
Ben Affleck may not be his generation's best actor, but he is quickly becoming one of its best directors.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
March 21, 2011
If it just stuck to its guns The Town would be a fun, engaging heist film, but by reaching for more it ends up achieving less.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
February 27, 2011
The Town isn't original in any sense of the word, but Affleck does a marvelous job executing all of the pieces and is easily one of the best films of 2010.
Full Review | Original Score: A
February 24, 2011
A grade A crime thriller.
January 3, 2011
One of those rare cases that the previews are actually as good as the movie.
Full Review | Original Score: B
December 25, 2010
A crime thriller that is good more of the time than it's not, but suffers from the fact it should've been great.
December 24, 2010
A solid crime drama, with shades of Michael Mann's Heat, but a sluggish pace and meandering middle drag things down a little.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
December 21, 2010
... a well-tooled thriller with a tough edge and an impressive professionalism.
December 17, 2010
The movie's thrills are old-fashioned and assured.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
December 12, 2010
Despite its gritty feel and appearance, it's a romantic heist picture at heart.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
November 29, 2010
The cast is uniformly game, restrained, earthy, and will probably prove superior to at least half of those nominated for Oscars next year.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 20, 2010
full review at Movies for the Masses
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 19, 2010
Ben Affleck has matured as an actor and serves up what is arguably his best performance to date.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
October 30, 2010
One of the first serious adult dramas of the fall season, 'The Town' also is one of the first serious Oscar contenders.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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