Gary and his social media marketer, Basel Tarabishi, discuss the mob film Kill the Irishman. We both loved this modestly budgeted film because the screenwriter constructed a tight script with colorful characters without making them into cartoon characters. This film tells the real story of a 1970s mob war involving an old line but little known mob family in Cleveland Ohio. Gary compared this mob dispute in Cleveland with the 1970s mob dispute in Kansas City which is the topic of his latest film, Brothers against Brothers: The Civella Spero War. The film was stocked with all the usual suspects in a mob film with Paul Sorvino playing the classic overweight mob boss Tony Salerno, Robert Davi playing a hard-eyed hitman, Ray Ferrito, Vincent D’Onofrio playing an ambitious young mafia associate John Nardi and Christopher Walken playing a veteran Jewish mobster named Alex “Shondor” Birns.
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