Screening followed by a Q&A with Director Scott Cooper and Actors Johnny Depp and Joel Edgerton.
Theater parking available off of Homewood, Corner of Fountain
“Black Mass” tells of the unholy alliance between ruthless mobster James “Whitey” Bulger (Johnny Depp) and childhood friend-turned-FBI agent, John Connolly (Joel Edgerton). The bond, forged growing up on the streets of South Boston, would test the limits of loyalty in a town that answers to its own, unwritten code. Blinded by ambition, Connolly convinces Bulger to inform on their common enemy, the Italian Mafia. The deal allows Bulger to expand his criminal empire with complete impunity, threatening to destroy both men, their families, and the very city that made them. Based on true events, the film features an ensemble cast, also including Benedict Cumberbatch, Rory Cochrane, Jesse Plemons, Dakota Johnson, Julianne Nicholson, Kevin Bacon, W. Earl Brown, David Harbour, Corey Stoll, Peter Sarsgaard, Adam Scott and Juno Temple.
Directed by Scott Cooper. Written by Mark Mallouk and Jez Butterworth, based on the book by Dick Lehr and Gerard O’Neil. Produced by John Lesher, Brian Oliver, Scott Cooper, Patrick McCormick and Tyler Thompson.
Note: this a joint event with the SAG Awards Nominating Committee.
Daylight Savings ends this weekend. Please remember to set your clock back on Saturday night. Daylight Savings ends at 2am on Sunday.