Tagged: mafia

Martin Scorsese’s THE IRISHMAN

Martin Scorsese’s upcoming crime epic THE IRISHMAN is one of the most highly anticipated films of the year. After a long wait due to...

CRIMEWATCH: The Don is Dead

Under the radar but blessed with an A-list cast as well as behind-the-scenes creative personnel, The Don is Dead is a mafia story heavily...

Charles Bronson rats out the Mob in THE VALACHI PAPERS

Two decades before Martin Scorsese’s masterpiece GoodFellas (1990) about the life of a mobster turned informant, Director Terence Young covered similar territory with The Valachi...

GOODFELLAS Copacabana Tracking Shot

The famous tracking shot from GoodFellas may seem like a cliche choice to start off with but I wanted to pick something that would...

CRIMEWATCH: State of Grace

Terry Noonan (Sean Penn) has been absent from his old neighborhood of Hell’s Kitchen, NYC for many years. While he was away a few...

CRIMEWATCH: Donnie Brasco

Mike Newell’s 1997 mob classic Donnie Brasco is based on the true story of FBI agent Joe Pistone, a man who went undercover into...

CRIMEWATCH: Killing Them Softly

I can’t really say that I’ve ever left a crime thriller with my stomach in a knot. I didn’t know it was possible for...

CRIMEWATCH: The Untouchables

Over the years many films have been made about the legendary gangster Al Capone such as Scarface (1932), Al Capone (1959), The St. Valentine’s...

SCENES OF THE CRIME BLOG-A-THON Rendezvous

Greetings Gangsters and Gun Molls! Welcome to the SCENES OF THE CRIME BLOG-A-THON Rendezvous! This is the home page of our celebratory online festival...