In separate interviews, director Peter Berg and director of photography Tobias Schliessler explain their approach to one of the film's pivotal scenes
Martin Scorsese has wanted to make this movie for a very long time, and it seems his efforts and patience have paid off. Silence, a film about two priests (Adam Driver and Andrew Garfield) who travel to Japan to find their mentor (Liam Neeson), is getting critical praise, with high marks on both Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.
Hollywood drama meets its real-life inspiration in the new trailer for Patriots Day, Peter Berg’s cinematic retelling of the events surrounding the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. In the clip – the second full-length trailer released for the film – Mark Wahlberg, who plays a Boston police officer who joins the FBI in the hunt for the terror suspects, discusses the heroism that inspired the film’s plot. Patriots Day weaves together the interconnected stories of Special Agent Richard Deslauriers (Kevin Bacon), Police Commissioner Ed Davis (John Goodman), Sergeant Jeffrey Pugliese (J.K. Simmons), and nurse Carol Saunders (Michelle Monaghan) in the moments leading up to and proceeding the April 15, 2013 attack, which ultimately resulted in the deaths of three civilians and two police officers across the impending manhunt for the perpetrators, brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
The first Patriots Day teaser ended — ominously — just as the explosions went off in the docudrama’s depiction of the real-life events surrounding the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013. On Monday morning, we got a full trailer that gives some hints about the desperate aftermath, including the manhunt for the two brothers who set that catastrophe in motion. In his second movie for director Peter Berg this year (after Deepwater Horizon), Mark Wahlberg plays a Boston police officer who’s patrolling the finish line that morning when the bombs hit the crowds of spectators. ...
Deepwater Horizon from director Peter Berg and starring Mark Wahlberg is still playing in theaters, but their next collaboration isn’t far behind. Patriots Day, a dramatic re-telling of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, is a ripped-from-the-recent-headlines story that remains fresh in many people’s minds. As a new featurette debuting exclusively at Yahoo Movies (watch it above) makes clear, the filmmakers are doing everything they can to remain as faithful as possible to the facts of the event.
In the drama about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and search for its perpetrators, Mark Wahlberg plays a police officer assigned to work that fateful day.
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MLB player will re-create the real-life moment when he told fans at Fenway Park, “This is our f—ing city,” in Mark Wahlberg's 'Patriots Day'
Actor will play FBI Special Agent in Charge Richard DesLauriers in drama depicting manhunt for terrorists behind explosions at 2013 race's finish line