Mystic River Review

Preface

  • Mystic River is a movie that came out in 2002 and stars Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, and a couple other people.
  • This movie was up for a bunch of Oscars the year it came out, and it’s a movie I’d been meaning to get around to seeing for a long while.
  • It’s about a murder investigation that (no spoilers…) affects this entire Bostonian community, especially those three guys I mentioned above who were childhood best friends.
  • And this movie feels kinda like a Shakespearian tragedy. Not cuz it’s that good, just cuz it feels tragic…

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