'Patriots Day' (Jan. 13) - Mere months after the release of "Deepwater Horizon," director Peter Berg and actor Mark Wahlberg are teaming up for another movie inspired by a recent American tragedy. In this case, Wahlberg plays Boston police officer Tommy Saunders, a man who finds himself in the thick of the chaos following the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. John Goodman plays Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis, and J.K. Simmons, Kevin Bacon, and Michelle Monaghan also star.
Review: 'Patriots Day' honors Boston Bombing victims - Last year, director/writer Peter Berg made “Deepwater Horizon”, a true-story action thriller that starred Mark Wahlberg saving numerous people from explosions. This year Berg made “Patriots Day”, a true-story action thriller that stars Mark Wahlberg saving numerous people from explosions. At leas... - http://azbigmedia.com/experience-az/review-patriots-day-nails-true-story-action-genre