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MOVIE REVIEW: Patriot’s Day

While other reviews might point out that Patriots Day didn’t stray too far into exploitative action thriller terrain, I very much beg to differ.

The 2016 film starring Mark Wahlberg as Boston Police Department’s Sergeant Tommy Saunders chronicles the manhunt of terrorist suspects accused of committing the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013. Patriots Day was a box office disappointment, raking in only $44 million of its $45 million budget. Perhaps this speaks widely of a new trend of movie goers – tired of the same old caricatures of white saviourism vs heartless brown folk. Read more …