One of the screen’s all-time tough guys passed away 43 years ago this week. In this classic post, we look back at the life and career of Little Caesar himself, Edward G. Robinson.Read more →
James Cagney: Top of the World
Since this week marks the anniversary of his groundbreaking tough-guy turn in The Public Enemy, James Cagney is the focus of this classic salute to the pugnacious Oscar-winner, who was as quick on his feet (Yankee Doodle Dandy) as he was with a gun (White Heat).Read more →
Edward G. Robinson Goes from Mobster to Monk as Brother Orchid
Betrayed by ex-pal Humphrey Bogart and left for dead, gangster Edward G. Robinson is saved by monks from a nearby monastery and learns a new way of life as Brother Orchid. Guest writer Aurora reviews the light-hearted 1940 Warner Bros. crime drama.Read more →
Who’s Your Favorite Film/TV Al Capone?
He was the most infamous gangster of the 1920s, and an all-star lineup of actors–Rod Steiger, Neville Brand and Robert De Niro, among others–has played him in movies and on TV. This week’s poll wants to know who’s your favorite Al Capone.Read more →
What’s Your Favorite Gangster Film from the 1930s?
All right, you mugs. Movie FanFare wants to know which ’30s gangster film tops your Most Wanted list. Is it Little Caesar, the original Scarface, Angels with Dirty Faces, or another movie? Let us know, see?Read more →
What’s the Best Post-1970 Non-Godfather Mafia Movie
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Classic Movie Scene: Goodfellas’ Opening Sequence
Guest blogger Sophie Stephenson writes: Released in 1990, Goodfellas stars Ray Liotta as Henry, a half-Irish, half-Italian American, who as a boy became involved with a group of mobsters, and as he got older began more and more to embrace the life…Read more →