2 items from 2014
Rob the Mob, 2014.
Directed by Raymond De Felitta.
In an attempt to escape their humdrum existence and two bit jobs with a debt collection agency, New Yorkers Tommy and Rosie Uva hatch a clever plan to rob some local mafia members of their ill gotten gains. The success of their initial raid results in a sudden fame and notoriety, which goes to their heads with disastrous results.
When you think of the classic gangster films, certain elements and examples stand out. Grit, violence and an underlying heavy air of menace, colour the stories which unfold on screen: highlights of the genre include such films as the Godfather trilogy and later exercises like Goodfellas and Casino. With this in mind Rob The Mob – the latest film from New York born director Raymond De Felitta – should have »
- Gary Collinson
Written by Jonathan Fernandez, the film is led by Boardwalk Empire‘s Michael Pitt in the true story of a young hood and his beautiful female partner Rosie (Nina Arianda) who come up with a dangerous plot to steal from the social clubs of the organised crime syndicates of New York City. However, it’s not long before they’re the target of the mob, with the FBI also wanting a piece of what they know about the gangsters and their dealings.
- Craig Hunter
2 items from 2014
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