John Mac Ghlionn

What happened to the great British gangster film?

Don’t mess with a classic formula

  • From Spectator Life
(PolyGram Filmed Entertainment)

Cast your minds back 25 years, when Cher’s ‘Believe’ was the biggest hit of the year and Nokia dominated the mobile phone market. These were simpler times. They also happened to better times, at least from a movie perspective. We had The Truman Show, Saving Private Ryan, There’s Something About Mary and American History X.

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