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It’s eight P.M. on one of those punishingly muggy, wet-shirt-stuck-to-back-of-neck southern California nights. But in the air-conditioned comfort of a movie theater smack-dab in the middle of moneyed, conservative Orange County, things are about to get much hotter.

There’s not a seat to be had for the evening’s big attraction: a preview screening of director Martin Scorsese’s first new gangster movie since Mean Streets 17 years earlier.

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