I have a confession to make. I love a good gangster movie. Like, really love. While most girls prefer a romance or comedy or even a romantic comedy–I prefer a crime flick. If the crime is organized, even better. That being said, one day while strolling through Wal-Mart I stumbled across one of the best buys in the $5 DVD bin that I could ever imagine (besides the Cashmere Mafia DVD collection series (which has absolutely nothing to do with the real mafia) that I scored for $1 at Target but we’ll talk about that later).
At the top of the discounted pile of movies and cds was “Hollywood vs The Mob: Fact vs Fiction”. I tend to collect crime movies of any kind, especially if they’re on sale. From “The Godfather” to ‘Goodfellas” to “Shottas”, I own them all. This flick was $5 and I couldn’t resist, for 5 bucks it was worth the gamble to see if I’d like it –couldn’t hurt right? Well, needless to say –I ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT! This DVD showcases Hollywood’s portrayal of the mob vs the real mob and “separates truth from myth”. Continue reading →