I'm not the biggest Dennis Lehane fan. Though I found his
Kenzie-Gennaro books compelling, I also thought he tried to do too
much. By the end of the series, I'm not sure the books were P.I.
anymore, and I'm not sure that was a good thing. That said, Lehane's
trademark put-'em-through-hell plot is tailor-made for a movie, and Ben
Affleck nails Boston's local color so squarely the accents and
attitudes grated on this New Yorker's ears.… Continue