Throw Capone A Bone!

To finish off mob week, I figured we should go right to the top dog by featuring cinema’s most notorious gangster, Al Capone.

Several biopics have tried to capture the killer Capone, but I would pick out DeNiro’s performance in The Untouchables and Boris Grinsson’s French affiches of Rod Steiger as the best in the lineup — even though John Solie’s one-sheets of Ben Gazzara do make him look like a pretty badass version of the 1920’s kingpin…even if he is wearing spats!


Can’t Touch This!

Here’s my award for The Most Dissimilar Movies With The Most Similar Movie Titles…Les Touchables, a 1968 UK release, which appears to be a Valley of the Dolls-style ripoff (the French poster was drawn by Boris Grinsson that you can buy here) and, of course, the 1987 Brian DePalma gangster pic, The Untouchables, that made Kevin Costner a star…