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Articles tagged gangster movies

Wednesday, November 26 2008

New book examines the mystery of the ‘Scarface’ phenomenon


Tuesday, July 24 2007

The Gangster Film Reader by Alain Silver and James Ursini [Eds]

In an age when gangsters have given way to gangstas, it's refreshing to find a book that takes the older breed seriously.


Wednesday, February 21 2007

Shallow Graves

Martin Scorsese's hotly tipped Oscar fave, The Departed, plumbs the depths of the psychological and sociological motives of violence, loyalty, and duty.


Friday, October 6 2006

The Departed (2006)

The Departed's understanding of identity is deeply rooted in place and culture -- South Boston, Irish Catholicism, masculine rituals.


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