Top Critics Gave New Ben Affleck ‘The Town’ Movie Positive Reviews
Top critics gave new Ben Affleck ‘The Town’ movie positive reviews. Warner Bros. Pictures released their new Ben Affleck branded,action/drama flick “The Town” into theaters today,and the top critics seemed to be pretty impressed with it,giving it mostly B ratings across the board. The movie stars: Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner, Blake Lively, Pete Postlethwaite, and Chris Cooper.
Ty Burr from the Boston Globe gave it a B. He said, “it’s moody and grim and engrossing if you approach it with the right expectations.” Roger Ebert from the Chicago Sun-Times gave it another B. He stated, “Affleck has the stuff of a real director.”
Michael Phillips over at the Chicago Tribune gave it a B- rating. He said, “It’s violent but softhearted.” Lisa Schwarzbaum over at Entertainment Weekly gave it a great A- rating. She stated that it was, “satisfying, flavorful.”
Bill Gibron from Filmcritic.com gave it a B+. He stated, “Affleck once again proves that, while perhaps lacking a certain element in front of the camera, he is an auteur in the making behind it.” Sheri Linden at the Hollywood Reporter gave it a C+. She said, “Steeped in an authentic sense of place, this crime drama is less convincing on the storytelling front.”
Finally, James Berardinelli at Reelviews gave it a B. He said, “director Ben Affleck is able to imbue staple action scenes with a sense of urgency and tension.” “The Town” movie is in theaters now. Get your “The Town” movie tickets at Fandango by Clicking Here. You can read more movie reviews at Yahoo! movies.