BC-US–Film Review-The Drop,1st Ld-Writethru/720 (Eds: Links new photos. An AP Member Exchange. Film opens Friday. With AP Photos.) Review: ‘The Drop’ is sharp, character-rooted JOHN DeFORE, The Hollywood Reporter LOS ANGELES (AP) — The kind of solid, honest-feeling, mean-streets movie you might think they only make in Boston these days, Michael R. Roskam’s “The Drop” […]
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