Gangster Squad, The : Movie Review

As an old-fashioned gangster picture tempered with noir overtones “Gangster Squad” is feast for the eyes. Based on Paul Lieberman’s true-crime pulp novel, the ‘40s era postwar story hinges on Sgt. John O’Mara (Josh Brolin), a war vet Los Angeles police detective assigned by Police Chief William Parker (Nick Nolte) to put his badge down long enough to bring down egomaniacal kingpin Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn).

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Author : Cole Smithey