Tag Archive: gangster

Classic Scene: The Grapefruit Scene


The Grapefruit Scene The Public Enemy (1931) Directed by William A. Wellman The Scene: Despite the objections of his war hero brother, Tom Powers (James Cagney) is growing quite accustomed to the gangster… Continue reading

Noirvember Review: ‘Follow Me Quietly’


Every November fans of classic cinema celebrate one of the great genres of filmdom, the film noir. These beloved films ensure fans get their fill of; gritty streets, tough detectives, mysterious femme fatales,… Continue reading

The Greatest Gangster Movies


Gangsters have always made for great subjects for movies. Sure in real life they may be immoral criminals, but thanks to Hollywood there is a romanticized version of them we know from pop… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘White Heat’


Moviegoers in the early days of gangster movies became familiar with seeing actors who were staples of the genre. Movie legends like; Humphrey Bogart, George Raft, Pat O’Brien, and Edward G. Robinson became… Continue reading