June 17, 2024 3:05 pm

Ben Affleck’s The Town Gets Seal of Approval from a True Heist Expert
Ben Affleck’s The Town Gets Seal of Approval from a True Heist Expert

Ben Affleck’s The Town Gets Seal of Approval from a True Heist Expert

Realism in crime cinema is a precarious balance to strike. Overemphasis on the details may lead to a discomforting experience, whereas a lack of accuracy can jeopardize the credibility of the story. Yet, a decade after its release, Ben Affleck‘s gripping 2010 heist thriller The Town has struck a remarkable balance. The film has now earned not just critical acclaim but a ringing endorsement from someone who knows the real thing: former bank robber Cain Vincent Dyer.

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​Ben Affleck’s heist film earned top marks from an ex-bank robber in terms of realism. Read More