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Unformatted text preview: Unforgiving. But I would like to focus on the acting in this movie and how impressive it is. Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, and Matt Damon are great actors, but I dont want to talk about them, we all know they are great actors, but Ray Winstone, who played Mr. French, was an outstanding actor. The scene where Billy Costigan meets Mr. French was great acting. Now one thing that I noticed about Scorseses work is that he likes to end the movie with something that is almost of a punch line, something that just ties the whole movie together. Take the movie Shutter Island for example, he ended it so that your not left with questions about who, why, or how. And at the end of The Departed is where everything comes full circle and all the rats are reveled, then at the last scene (after Colin Sullivan is shot) the camera zooms in on the capital building, and a rat is crawling across the railing....
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- Spring '11