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Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger (USA, 2014)

Directed by: Joe Berlinger. I put this on as a little brain-dead TV watching time, space-filler. I didn’t know much about this guy, except that he was the basis for Jack Nicholson in… 343 more words

AFM: Red Bull, Berlinger Prep Robby Naish Film (EXCLUSIVE)

Red Bull Media House has attached documentary film director Joe Berlinger (“Paradise Lost,” “Brother’s Keeper”) to helm what it aims to be the definitive film about the extraordinary 24-time windsurf/kite-board world champion, Robby Naish. 228 more words


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Black Mass

3 out of 5 Starring: Johnny Depp, Benedict Cumberbatch, Joel Edgerton Directed by: Scott Cooper Running time: 122 minutes

Johnny Depp has played a vampire (Dark Shadows), a gangster (Public Enemies) and a pirate (you know). 684 more words


F.I.L.M. of the Week (July 23, 2015)

In light of the recent spate of thinkpieces written without having seen the movie in discussion, I do not wish to continue this shameful trend by discussing the (at the time of publishing) unseen “ 395 more words

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MOVIE REVIEW | Whitey: United States v. James J Bulger (2014)

“Of course I lied.  Im a criminal”

When Osama Bin Laden was topping the charts at number one on the American Most Wanted list, hot at number two was Boston gangster, James “Whitey” Bulger.  466 more words


Flash Movie Review: Crude

It made a cool spaceship without its razor blade. There was an old metal razor in the cabinet below the sink that I would take out and pretend it was a spaceship. 440 more words

Film Festival Winner

On the Media: 'The Jinx' and Confessions

Curiously enough, there is actually a precedent for the news that broke over the weekend with a blockbuster HBO documentary playing an outsized role in an ongoing media sensation of a criminal case. 203 more words