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Movie Genre: Gangster

The gangster movie came into being as a distinct genre in Prohibition America of the 1920S, when alcohol was banned and racketeers flourished. The crime films of the late 1920s and 1930s were updated to dramatic effect in the mob movies of the 1970s and 1990s. There were complaints that these films endowed gangsters with a certain kind of a glamor. Gangster films were, however, Hollywood most profitable movies. 

What to watch:

  1. Little Caesar (Mervyn Leroy, 1931)
  2. Public Enemy (William Wellman, 1931)
  3. Angels With Dirty Faces (Michael Curtiz, 1938)
  4. The Godfather (Francis Ford Coppola, 1972)
  5. Scarface (Brian De Palma, 1983)
  6. Once Upon a Time in America (Sergio Leone, 1984)
  7. GoodFellas (Martin Scorsese, 1990)
  8. Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino, 1994)
  9. Snatch (Guy Ritchie, 2000)
  10. Road to Perdition (Sam Mendes, 2002)
    (Bergan, R. 2011. The Film Book: A Complete Guide To The World Of Cinema.)

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Favorite Directors Showcase

Terrence Malick

"I film quite a bit of footage, then edit. Changes before your eyes, things you can do and things you can’t. My attitude is always ‘let it keep rolling.


Veðrfölnir is a hawk situated on top of the world tree. Presumably, its purpose, like that of Odin’s ravens, is to acquire knowledge. The four harts, Dáinn, Dvalinn, Duneyrr, and Duraþrór, eat among the branches of the world tree; each stag connects with the seasons or phases of the moon. Níðhöggr is a dragon that gnaws at a root of Yggdrasil. “Níð” is a term for a stigma that implies the loss of honor. Thus, the name refers to its role as a monster or in its action of chewing corpses of those guilty of murder, adultery, or oath-breaking.

Kalos Legendaries, by Nick.

"I give you five minutes when we get there. Anything happens in that five minutes and I’m yours. No matter what. Anything a minute on either side of that and you’re on your own. I don’t sit in while you’re running it down. I don’t carry a gun. I drive." - Drive (2011)

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What is a lobby boy? A lobby boy is always invisible yet always in sight. A lobby boys remembers what people hate. A lobby boy anticipates the client’s needs before the needs are needed. A lobby boy is above all discrete to a fault.

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