In for a Pound

An ex-con, ex-cop bartender in South Boston seeks a safe stolen from a white-shoe law firm in In for a Pound.

Movie Pitch
Mystic River meets The Departed…but less interesting.

Lowdown
Richard Marinick, an ex-con, ex-cop who did a hitch in prison, writes what he knows, but his voice (and setting) are too familiar: a mix of tough-guy patter and Beantown references to Dunkin’ Donuts and the Red Sawx. B-

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