Michael's Review of Gangster Squad
With an all-star cast and a sweet trailer, you expect an all-star movie. Unfortunately, that's not what you're going to get here. However, this is passable, thanks in no small part to the style the director shows and good turns by Gosling as a ladies man detective and Penn as a wonderful villain. As mentioned, the director is credited for the good style of the film, but should probably be criticized for the inconsistances in tone. Despite the problems, you'll be happy to know that fedoras are rocked, girls look fantastic, and bullets fly more than enough for your heart's content.