It’s a remake of a 1947 Danny Kaye comedy based on a 1939 short story of the same title by humorist James Thurber.
Gangster Squad is a high-octane true-crime drama – a Pulp Nonfiction wannabe — that chronicles the activities of the special unit created by the notoriously corrupt LAPD to lead its fight to keep East Coast Mafia types out of Los Angeles in the 1940s and 1950s.
Can a movie be simultaneously deep and off the deep end? Apparently so. Here’s exhibit A.
What will moviegoers be looking forward to, flocking to, then fleeing from or returning to, on theatre screens between now and late August?
Fair Game is a low-key, fact-based espionage mystery-thriller with a secret identity as a marital drama.