Adapted from a short story by Dennis Lehane who also penned the film’s screenplay, this crime drama follows Bob, a bartender at a Brooklyn drinking establishment run by his cousin Marv. On his way home one night, Bob rescues an injured puppy that’s been put in the garbage of a woman, and adopts the dog and begins dating the woman.
Meanwhile, the bar is robbed, causing Bob and Marv possibly lethal grief with the bar’s Chechin owners. As Bob tries to put everything straight, his new girl’s psychotic former boyfriend comes on the scene.
Director: Michael R. Roskam. Cast:Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, James Gandolfini, Matthias Schoenaerts, John Ortiz. Rated: R. Time: 1:47.