The ill-conceived love story with its seemingly never-ending and really rather tedious scenes between Ben Affleck's and Rebecca Hall's characters interferes with the all too infrequent action/suspense sequences, most of which are set up and executed quite well. Despite what may be promised by the premise here, The Town is not a "heist film" by any stretch of the imagination, and your enjoyment -- or lack thereof -- will depend on your expectations of such. Set them low.
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