2003: Ripples of Violence in MYSTIC RIVER

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Welcome to another episode of The Morality Hour, with Mike and Brian!

Director Clint Eastwood's complex exploration of violence and justice in 2003's "Mystic River" invites the viewer down a rabbit hole of moral gray area, and Mike and Brian take the bait. They debate the "message" behind this six-time Academy Award nominee, which won Sean Penn and Tim Robbins Best Actor/Supporting Actor nods. They talk conscience, vengeance, rationalization and, finally, whether or not this film deserves a spot in the year's top five.

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