Who doesn’t love a good gangster film?
The Godfather, Casino, Scarface and Carlito’s Way are just a few of the gangster movies that made organized crime cool. They gave birth to the fan favor for TV shows like The Sopranos, The Wire, Boardwalk Empire and Breaking Bad.
However, those films belonged to the now legendary age of Brian De Palma and Martin Scorsese. It’s been a while since we’ve had a director deliver a gangster movie that deserves a spot on the DVD/Blu-ray shelf with De Palma or Scorsese.
Now, Ruben Fleischer is staking his claim on contemporary crime movies with Gangster Squad. The featurette shows off turf wars galore. Also, if you’re a fan of Carlito’s Way, you’ll want to see Sean Penn back in the gangster world. He’s a Brooklyn-born kingpin who takes over Los Angeles in 1949 (somehow, I »
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