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Review: ‘The Gentlemen’ elevates the criminal element Special

‘The Gentlemen’ is Guy Ritchie’s long-awaited return to the gangster genre, putting an all-star cast at the centre of one of his interconnected capers.

Review: ‘Live by Night’ could have benefitted from greater focus Special

‘Live by Night’ is a personal drama masquerading as a gangster movie in which its protagonist’s journey of discovery is thoroughly depicted in an attractive manner.

Review: Tom Hardy elevates ‘Legend’ above being just another mob movie Special

‘Legend’ features a stellar performance by Tom Hardy, who portrays identical twin gangsters who rose through the ranks of Britain’s most notorious criminals in the 60s.

Op-Ed: Vladimir Putin returns to power

Recently, Vladimir Putin switched occupations with Dmitry Medvedev when he returned to Russia's presidency after four years as Russia’s prime minister.

John Dillinger death mask sells for $3,600 at auction

Chicago - He is one of the most notorious gangsters in the history of the United States and was Public Enemy Number One. Now, his death mask has sold at auction for over $3,000.

U.K. gangster used Facebook to threaten enemies while in prison

A gangster considered to be one of the U.K.'s most dangerous men has been organizing criminal activities and threatening his enemies from the prison where he is serving a 35-year sentence, using an account on Facebook.

Dillinger's Derringer Sells at Auction for $95,000

There are few bank robbers more infamous than John Dillinger who was shot dead by FBI agents in 1934. A pistol that had once belonged to him sold at auction for almost $100,000. Read all about this odd purchase by a private collector in Los Angeles.

Former DEA agents sue in NY over depiction in 'American Gangster'

Several retired federal drug enforcement agents have decided to sue NBC Universal because "American Gangster" had falsely made these DEA's look like villains in the story of Frank Lucas played by Denzel Washington.

96-year-old gangster pleads guilty in Fort Lauderdale to mob case

FORT LAUDERDALE -- A 96-year-old mobster pleaded guilty Wednesday to overseeing robberies and other crimes for the Genovese crime family, but the man who needed a cane and had trouble hearing in court likely will avoid prison because of his age.

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A scene from Guy Ritchie's 'The Gentlemen'
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