Edge of Darkness Trailer: Mel Gibson’s Bahston Massacre


Missing the year-end Oscar eligibility release deadline by a smidge is next January's Mel Gibson–starring Edge of Darkness, a Liam Neeson-y action-thriller about a Boston cop investigating the death of his daughter who, come to find out, was an anti-nuclear activist that might've been the victim of a shadowy, high-level, anti-hippie conspiracy (Darkness is a remake of a 1985 British miniseries if any of this sounds familiar). This all seems like pretty boilerplate dad-detective movie stuff, but you're probably wondering: Will Mel Gibson's Boston accent be hilarious and stand out like a beaver puppet on a crowded sidewalk? Blessedly, the answer is yes.