Ben Affleck directed three of the best movies of the last ten years or so. Gone Baby Gone, The Town, and Argo.
So if his next one is half as good as his first three, we're in for a treat.
It's called Live by Night and it's based off a Dennis Lehane novel by the name.
Set in the roaring '20s when Prohibition hasn’t stopped the flow of booze in an underground network of gangster-run speakeasies. The opportunity to gain power and money is there for any man with enough ambition and nerve and Joe Coughlin, the son of the Boston Police Superintendent, long ago turned his back on his strict upbringing for the spoils of being an outlaw. But even among criminals there are rules and Joe breaks a big one: crossing a powerful mob boss by stealing his money and his moll. The fiery affair ends in tragedy, setting Joe on a path of revenge, ambition, romance and betrayal that propels him out of Boston and up the ladder of Tampa’s steamy rum-running underworld.