Post by The Ultimate Nullifier on Dec 20, 2013 12:45:56 GMT -6
Released Wide on December 20,2013 by Columbia Pictures
Grade : A
This is a ensemble character piece con movie set in 1978 New York and New Jersey. The cast is great. Everyone does their part really good. Check it out. It has a surprise ending that you won't see coming.
Several of the characters are fictional versions of specific real-life counterparts:
Christian Bale as Irving Rosenfeld (based on Melvin Weinberg) Bradley Cooper as FBI Agent Richard "Richie" DiMaso (based on Anthony Amoroso, Jr.) Amy Adams as Sydney Prosser / Lady Edith Greensly (based on Evelyn Knight) Jeremy Renner as Mayor Carmine Polito (based on Angelo Errichetti) Jennifer Lawrence as Rosalyn Rosenfeld (based on Cynthia Marie Weinberg) Louis C.K. as Stoddard Thorsen Jack Huston as Pete Musane Michael Peña as Paco Hernandez / Sheik Abdullah Shea Whigham as Carl Elway Alessandro Nivola as Anthony Amado Elisabeth Röhm as Dolly Polito (based on Dolores "Dodie" Errichetti) Paul Herman as Alfonse Simone Robert De Niro as Victor Tellegio (uncredited)