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Film, "Mesrine": Rambling tale of a gangster-showman

"Mesrine": Rambling tale of a gangster-showman

The two-part tale of French gangster-showman Jacques Mesrine is as densely packed and serially rambling as a well-trafficked Wikipedia entry. Director Jean-François Richet, who whipped up not-bad mayhem in his Assault on Precinct 13 remake, devotes so much time to…
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Music, Reviewed Beanie Sigel

Beanie Sigel

Beanie Sigel's rough and ready new CD, The Solution, stands in contrast to the latest from his mentor, Jay-Z. American Gangster saw Jay reminiscing about the days before he settled into his plush corporate lifestyle, but Sigel is still living…
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Music, Reviewed Scarface

Scarface

"I write in tears and pray till it hurts," Scarface offers on the excellent "Who Do You Believe In" from the grim, mournful M.A.D.E., an album that's as much Old Testament as it is old-school. Paranoia is pervasive, vengeance is…
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Home Entertainment, DVDish Good Clean Smut

Good Clean Smut

Porky's: The Ultimate Collection (Fox) When writer-director Bob Clark was killed by a drunk driver in April, the obits trumpeted his holiday classic A Christmas Story . . . but were somewhat reluctant to mention that, oh, yeah, he also…
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Home Entertainment, DVDish Good Clean Smut

Good Clean Smut

Porky's: The Ultimate Collection (Fox) When writer-director Bob Clark was killed by a drunk driver in April, the obits trumpeted his holiday classic A Christmas Story . . . but were somewhat reluctant to mention that, oh, yeah, he also…
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Home Entertainment, Game On Coke Dreams

Coke Dreams

In the gangsta pantheon, nobody gets more respect than Tony Montana. Consider all the homages: Not one, but two rappers have named themselves after Montana (Scarface of the Geto Boys and Tony Yayo of G-Unit), and Nas borrowed Montana's slogan…
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Music, Reviewed David Banner

David Banner

My most vivid childhood memories are of gathering in the small town of Waterproof, La., for the sort of social meal that involved the entire family. My great-grandmother would hunch over a giant kettle of gumbo whose ingredients were "flexible"…
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Music, Reviewed Yukmouth

Yukmouth

Splitting spleens and blasting gats. Pressing the Benz's pedal to the metal in Gucci stilettos. Popping champagne bottles and fucking in parlors. If at this point you're more titillated than repulsed, you're probably already familiar with Yukmouth's work. Hailing from…
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