Gangster Films

Gangster Films

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Filmmaking has given us almost every conceivable portrait of organised crime: from denunciations of social problems to dynastic tragedy adn from glorifications of a lifestyle choice to tales of loveable rogues. 'Gangster Films' looks at more than two dozen of American and British filmmaking and the actors, such as James Cagney and Edward G Robinson, who are immediately identified with the gangster movie genre. The fils discussed include: 'Little Caesar', 'Scarface', 'The Blue Lamp', 'Angels with Dirty Faces', 'Get Carter', 'The Godfather', 'The Roaring Twenties', 'Once Upon a Time in America', 'Pulp Fiction', 'Sexy Beast', 'The Limey', 'Brighton Rock'. Tracing a path through the iconography and shifting morality of the genre, detailing technical interests and exploring cast and crew histories, 'Gangster Films' is a fascinating journey through cinema's portrayal of criminals and organized crime.CD. z. SUMMARY: This is the largely true story of the rise and fall Al_ and escape from justice of Henry Hill, who, all his life, ... ApD THE PLAYERS: Before GoodFellas, Ray Liotta had played minor roles in Something Wild (Jonathan Demme, 1986) ... of the lead character in Rock Stara#39;s spectacularly amoral, ultra- hip computer game a#39;Grand Theft Auto: Vice Citya#39; (2002). ... a popular movie location among his movie-making peers, appearing in The Godfather (Francis Ford Coppola, 1972), anbsp;...

Title:Gangster Films
Author:Jim Smith
Publisher:Virgin Pub - 2004


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