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American Gangster (2007)

Early in the seminal Vietnam War film The Boys In Company C an ex pimp and drug dealer from Chicago named Tyrone Washington is on a punishment detail at Marine Corps basic training in San Diego. 2,174 more words


Narrative/Storytelling - American Gangster

Title: American Gangster

Writer: Steven Zaillian, Mark Jacobson

Director: Ridley Scott

Major Actors: Denzel Washington, Russel Crowe, Josh Brolin

Year Released: 2007

Story & Plot: … 348 more words

Review: American Gangster (2007)

“This is my home. My country. Frank Lucas don’t run from nobody. This is America.”
– Frank Lucas

Harlem gangster Ellsworth “Bumpy” Johnson (Clarence Williams III) dies of a heart attack, leaving his new right hand man, Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington), in a precarious position. 729 more words


When The Movies Get It Right: Good Cops, Bad Cops, and American Gangsters

In the pantheon of 70’s style American crime films, Ridley Scott’s 2007 American Gangster is a solid entry, but it’s not great, and certainly no all-timer. 927 more words


Pure Gold

Richie Roberts loves Riesling. As winemaker at Fielding Estate Winery, it’s his favourite grape variety to work with and drink.

“It’s very versatile,” says the Beamsville based vintner, explaining that the grape is adaptable to a wide range of styles — everything from bone dry to sweet and sticky. 109 more words


A Visit to Fielding Estate Winery

Perched high on the Beamsville Bench in Ontario’s Niagara Peninsula, Fielding Estate Winery’s lodge looks like something that could be sitting on prime lakefront property on Lake Muskoka – from the tall gleaming windows along one wall to the row of Muskoka chairs lining the deck.   925 more words

Wines Of Ontario

Music & Club Promoter Gunned Down Outside Palmetto Bay Home

PALMETTO BAY (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade police are investigating a murder mystery in Palmetto Bay after a well-known club promoter was killed outside his own home. 242 more words