Tag: true crime

BR: Valachi Papers, The (1972)

BR: Valachi Papers, The (1972)

January 23, 2018 | By

Released the same year as Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather, The Valachi Papers is based on Peter Maas’ 1968 book which chronicled the real-life testimony of Joseph Valachi, a driver for the Genovese family whose federal testimony in 1963…

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BR: St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, The (1967)

BR: St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, The (1967)

October 24, 2015 | By

By 1967, Roger Corman was at a crossroads in his long and soon-to-be even more ridiculously prolific career, having grown tired of cranking out formula pictures for American International Pictures, his home for roughly a decade, where he directed & produced a flurry of bug-eyed monster movies, Edgar Allan Poe shockers, and later biker and counter-culture films…

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