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Tag Archive: gangster

Classic Scene: The Grapefruit Scene

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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’

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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

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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’

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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