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Home Movies: Who’s the Bigger Criminal, Whitey Bulger or the FBI?

In the Irish-American neighborhood of South Boston, parents wanted their children to excel. Kevin Weeks, whose brothers both went to Harvard, matriculated instead into organized crime. 1,477 more words

MIFF Picks

The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) is upon us again, and we have picked our top films to see – make sure you head along, and immerse yourself in one of Melbourne’s best cultural festivals! 338 more words


Academy Award nominated filmmaker Joe Berlinger brings notorious gangster story to the big screen

It has been one of the most talked about and intriguing criminal stories of all times.

Notorious Boston gangster and organized crime figure James Joseph “Whitey” Bulger Jr. 874 more words

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Was Bulger an Informant? Hank Brennan/Joe Berlinger Interview

Huffington Post interview with Joe Berlinger, Director of new Whitey Documentary and Hank Brennan, Jim Bulger’s attorney debating whether or not Jim was truly an FBI informant. 7 more words

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Q&A: 'Whitey's Joe Berlinger On Finding Great Docu Subjects From Mobsters To Metallica And The West Memphis 3

If all filmmaking is struggle, none struggle harder than the documentary director who: searches for truth and injustice; raises the money to expose it; fights to escape the common result of barely leaving a festival footprint before vanishing; and then starting all over. 4,059 more words


The Strange Story of Notorious Gangster Whitey Bulger: 'Paradise Lost' Filmmaker Joe Berlinger on His Controversial Documentary

James J. “Whitey” Bulger was a notorious Boston gangster who ruled the city before going on the lam for 20 years as one of the FBI’s Most Wanted. 1,157 more words


Film Review: 'Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger'

If access is a documentary filmmaker’s best friend, Joe Berlinger must have felt awfully lonely during the making of “Whitey,” which chronicles the arrest and trial of the infamous Boston crime boss James Joseph Bulger Jr. 792 more words