Joel Edgerton (left) and Johnny Depp in a scene from Black Mass, the film about Boston gangster James 'Whitey' Bulger. Photo: AP

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Joel Edgerton (left) and Johnny Depp in a scene from Black Mass, the film about Boston gangster James 'Whitey' Bulger. Photo: AP
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