Okay, I admit to being a pretty dorky Martin Scorsese fan. Part of it probably has to do with my New York roots and also, well, the guy is a great director. As you can imagine, The Departed is a film I've been anticipating ever since it was announced. Besides Scorsese, the cast looked amazing. I mean, how could you go wrong with Jack Nicholson, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Martin Sheen, Alec Baldwin and Mark Wahlberg? You can't. It's impossible. Right?
Well, The Departed finally has a trailer online. As expected, it's long and filled with great music. Aside from that, well, I wasn't left dying for more. Pic, a remake of the popular Hong Kong film Infernal Affairs, tells of the battle between Massachusetts police and an Irish-American gang. Things get hairy when each plants an undercover mole deep inside the other's world. Will they cross paths? If so, what will happen? I'm not sure what exactly it was about the trailer I didn't like. Part of me thinks it's Leo. Or Damon? Then again, maybe my expectations were set too high. What do you think?