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on 27 July 2017
It seems to me this is the story of three wives and the ways they 'complete' their husbands. Okay, the damage was done early on, but the man in question is still strong enough to [spoiler alert] do the right thing on the night, which makes Mystic River the tragedy of a woman in doubt.

If it weren't for the women, Mystic River is a hack movie, shot in 'delicious' Eastwood sweeps and scored with the same melancholic flair. Some of the dialogue is unbearable, so the acting can be hammy. If it weren't for the strong cast, it'd be much worse, of course.

In the end, it's predictable, but if you pay attention to the women, better than the average murder mystery plot.
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on 11 November 2017
From a technical stand point this DVD is not fit for purpose as it's been transferred from a low resolution original by somebody who didn't know what they were doing - this means it's very dark & the midtones are all clogged-up (very much like a bootleg). The only way I was able to view it was by increasing the brightness on my television then adjusting the contrast..still rubbish but just about watchable as long as you are not bothered by major structural problems with the story which hinges on three rather implausible plot points. The Tim Robbins character is convincing and handled well, but the director (Clint Eastwood) makes a meal of everything else & as per usual the women characters are 2-dimensional walk-ons. Having said that, it collected a few awards back in the day, so what do I know?
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on 18 September 2017
Thought this film was very slow and the sound was terrible. Lots of muttering. The story line was good but I think it could have been shorter. My partner fell asleep !! Won't watch it again.
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on 16 July 2017
... nice movie to watch, kept me glued although some scenes were a bit too slow and some scenes were a little bit of a giveaway. anyhow, still kept me glued till the end.
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on 12 October 2017
I can’t watch this. The sub titles are so out of synch that it is impossible to follow.
I have tried restarting, turning sub titles on and off but nothing works.
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on 26 June 2017
Well I enjoyed it but sadly guessed the ending not far into it. Unfortunately if you understand the writing of tales this story follows the rules to the letter allowing experienced people to guess the end way too early. Having said that I still liked it.
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on 28 September 2017
A pretty good gripping film
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on 5 September 2017
very entertaining
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on 3 August 2017
Good film
Well worth a watch
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on 4 September 2017
enjoyed
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