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  • Oh No! Based on 2 reviews
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  • Oh No!
    Written June 15, 2014

    Cliché like you've never seen.

    There are always movies about the L.A. mob in the 40's, 50's and 60's. Noir there called. Each one of them more useless than the next. In the cliché gangster film 'Gangster Squad' containing an excellent cast, we have yet another Mickey Cohen film that claims it is "based on a true story." The gangster squad is a group of five men in Los Angeles who's job was to kill Mickey Cohen and his gang. Yeah, that's true. Not a single actor does a good job, including Sean Penn who plays a terrible Mickey Cohen. This script was a total model of what not to do as a screenwriter. Will Beall adds horrendous dialog with uninteresting characters. He takes a time in history about corruption, greed and crime and instead turns it into a cliché, unoriginal mess. Every actor is terrible and you can tell are doing this film for a paycheck. Ruben Fleischer is a relatively new filmmaker who directs this film. He shoots this film in the weirdest way that almost feels like a video game. As stated earlier, this is a cliché. The costumes, characters, dialog, and guns are so unoriginal and have been seen many times in other films. 'Gangster Squad' even deserves an award for cheesiest film quote of all time. Josh Brolin is arresting some gangster who in a cheesy accent asks "so what are you doing this for?" meaning his arrest. He bends down, point to the L.A. skyline and says "for her." WTH! That has got to be the most ridiculous thing I've ever heard . That quote isn't the only thing you'll fined in this film that will make your hope for cinema decline, you have two hours of pure terrible cinema.

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    Written June 23, 2014
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