The Drop Review by Gregmo Roberts

RIP Tony Soprano!


It’s hard to believe that it has been over a year since we lost actor James Gandolfini.  The head of the Soprano’s family on the hit HBO series, Gandolfini was beginning to show his range away from his New Jersey mafia persona with critically acclaimed films such as Enough Said and Zero Dark Thirty.

In death (Gandolfini died of a heart attack on June 19, 2013), his presence is as strong as ever and is showcased in the new drama/thriller, The Drop which gets its World Premiere here at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Gandolfini plays Marv, a former big deal in the Brooklyn crime world who has lost most of his power and allure to the younger more violent successors.  Marv now runs a bar and employs  his nephew Bob Saginowski (Tom Hardy) as a barkeeper.  We learn early that the Chechen mob uses random bars as drop establishments…

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