BLACK MASS, the new movie starring Johnny Depp as the Irish/American gangster James “Whitey” Bulger opens in Irish cinemas on November 25th, but lucky readers of Movies.ie won’t have to wait that long, we have tickets to a special preview screening on November 19th to giveaway. Keep reading for your chance to enter.

BLACK MASS – SUMMARY
Three-time Oscar nominee Johnny Depp (“Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” “Finding Neverland,” the “Pirates of the Caribbean” films) stars as notorious mobster James “Whitey” Bulger in the drama BLACK MASS directed by Scott Cooper (“Crazy Heart”).

The film also stars Joel Edgerton (“The Great Gatsby,” “Zero Dark Thirty”) as FBI Agent John Connolly; Oscar nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (“The Imitation Game”) as Whitey’s brother, powerful State Senator Billy Bulger; Rory Cochrane (“Argo”) as Steve Flemmi, Whitey’s closest partner in crime; Jesse Plemons (TV’s “Fargo”) as Whitey’s main henchman, Kevin Weeks; and Kevin Bacon (“Crazy, Stupid, Love.” TV’s “The Following”) as FBI Special Agent in Charge Charles McGuire.

In 1970s South Boston, FBI Agent John Connolly (Edgerton) persuades Irish mobster Jimmy Bulger (Depp) to collaborate with the FBI in order to eliminate their common enemy: the Italian mob. The drama tells the story of this unholy alliance, which spiraled out of control, allowing Whitey to evade law enforcement while consolidating his power and becoming one of the most ruthless and dangerous gangsters in Boston history.

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To be in with the chance of winning two tickets to the early screening of BLACK MASS just answer the following easy question.
Q: Who plays the role of the Irish/American mobster James “Whitey” Bulger in BLACK MASS?

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BLACK MASS is at Irish cinemas from November 25th

  • filmbuff2011

    I’ll pass on this one, as I’m seeing Black Mass at the Unlimited screening 2 days earlier and will be seeing The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 on Thursday 19th. From what I’ve heard though, Johnny Depp isn’t on autopilot for this one and turns in a strong performance. Should be interesting – Jack Nicholson’s character in The Departed was based on Whitey Bulger.

  • emerb

    What a great choice for a movie preview! It’s one of my must see movies for this month. Both Depp and Edgerton are supposed to be superb. Would be really great to win tickets to your special preview please! Fingers crossed 🙂

  • uinsion

    Looks like a brill movie! Can’t wait to see it ! That Johnnie Depp is a great actor !