Film Review: Venom

Directed by Ruben Fleischer and the first film in Sony’s Marvel Universe, Venom follows a failed reporter, Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy), who gains superpowers after being bound to an alien entity, one of many symbiotes who have invaded Earth, giving him a violent super alter-ego: Venom. Soon, he must rely on his newfound powers to protect the world from a shadowy organisation led by Carlton Drake (Riz Ahmed) who is looking for a symbiote of his own.

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Film Review: Gangster Squad

Directed by Ruben Fleischer and loosely based on Paul Lieberman‘s seven-part series based on true events, Gangster Squad is set in Los Angeles in 1949 and follows a special task force known as the Gangster Squad – consisting of Sgt. John O’Mara (Josh Brolin), Sgt. Jerry Wooters (Ryan Gosling), Coleman Harris (Anthony Mackie), Conway Keeler (Giovanni Ribisi), and Max Kennard (Robert Patrick) – who have been recruited to dismantle the crime empire of the ruthless gangster Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn) and force him out of LA.

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The International Trailer For Gangster Squad Blasts Your Screen To Smithereens

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Ruben Fleischer’s Gangster Squad has a new international trailer this week, giving us a couple more seconds of footage for the Zombieland-director’s upcoming crime drama.

Starring Sean Penn as the ruthless New York gangster Mickey Cohen, the film is set in Los Angeles in 1949 and is a colourful retelling of events surrounding a special task force known as the Gangster Squad, focusing on their efforts to take back their nascent city from one of the most dangerous mafia bosses of all time.

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Check Out These Gangster New Images for ‘The Gangster Squad’

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With the release of the first trailer for Ruben Fleischer’s Gangster Squad a couple of weeks ago, Warner Bros. has now released the first set of images for the for the upcoming crime drama.

Starring Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling, Nick Nolte, Emma Stone and Josh Brolin and set in Los Angeles in 1949, the film is a colourful retelling of events surrounding a special task force known as the Gangster Squad’s efforts to take back their nascent city from one of the most dangerous mafia bosses of all time, the ruthless mob king Mickey Cohen (Penn).

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