Excerpt: With all of the mob movies out there, it’s surprising that only Chicago, Vegas, and of course, New York receive any publicity. There are other cities in the world with organized crime, and some of them have some pretty noteworthy stories to tell. Such is the case in
Summary: 'Kill the Irishman' had some interesting source material to work with, and it does indeed offer a few isolated thrills, but lackluster writing and directing lead to a pretty mediocre film. The video and audio presentations get the job done but reveal the limitations of the movie's modest budget.
Summary: What happens when you put together a bunch of not-quite A list actors with a bunch of actors who have starred in so many mob movies that people who call them “whack” wish they hadn’t? You get the movie Kill the Irishman .
Excerpt: Ray Stevenson played the Punisher a couple of years ago, the Marvel comic creation who runs in guns blazing, shooting up entire buildings full of people, and even blows someone up with a rocket launcher.
Excerpt: “As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.” This famous piece of narration, from Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas , isn’t repeated in the new gangster drama Kill The Irishman , but it certainly feels implied.
Summary: Set in the '70s and endowed with the era's crime-drama muscle, "Kill the Irishman" also suffers from the period's proclivity for cloying sentiment and a tendency to Robin Hood-ize its story of a rising Cleveland criminal.
Conclusion: Daniel "Danny" J. Patrick Greene (1933-1977) oli yhtenä keskipisteenä Clevelandin suuressa mafiasodassa jossa autoja räjähteli oikealta ja vasemmalta parin vuoden ajan. Hän nousi luonnollisilla puhujanlahjoillaan ja veijariluonteellaan median huomioon, ja onnistui "irlantilaisen tuurillaan"...