- 1h 53min
- Directed by: Ruben Fleischer
- Cast: Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, Nick Nolte, Emma Stone
- UK release: 11 January 2013
Based on the true story of a group of cops who in 1949 sought to end mobster Mickey Cohen (Penn)'s grip on Los Angeles. Fleischer's film, although stylish, too often recalls better films on similar subjects, and despite an all-star cast it feels nasty and exploitative.
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Gangster Squad9 Jan 2013
The Ryan Gosling-starring LA noir has great performances but a nasty violent streak
As stylish as Ruben Fleischer's Gangster Squad is, it lacks the substance of similar genre films such as The Untouchables and LA Confidential and contains a nasty, even exploitative streak. Inspired by the true story of a group of cops who sought to…
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