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Daily Archives: February 19th, 2012

Finally the long-awaited  LA  organized crime flick The Gangster Squad  featuring Sean Penn as  Hollywood  hood Mickey Cohen  is being released by Warner Brothers  a week early on October 12, 2012. reports Deadline Hollywood .

 One can only hope the film has some semblance of authenticity. After all,  those greedy coppers on the gangster squad were no heroes, they ran a mafia-style protection racket. They would  Shake-down mob connected bookies on a regular basis. It was cough up the c-notes, or get shut down.