James Fitzpatrick testified he tried to convince the Bureau to terminate Bulger as an informant; prosecutors say he exaggerated to promote his book
A retired FBI agent was arrested on perjury charges and accused of lying on the stand during the trial of gangster James "Whitey" Bulger.
In 1970s South Boston, FBI Agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton) persuades Irish mobster James “Whitey” Bulger (Johnny Depp) to collaborate with the FBI and eliminate a common enemy: the Italian mob. The drama tells the true story of this unholy
Johnny Depp portrays notorious Irish Mobster James “Whitey” Bulger, who is persuaded to cooperate with the FBI to help take down the Italian Mob. While the makeup is a little corny, Depp’s characterization looks intense.
Given how many films and TV show plots the man inspired, it’s kind of surprising that James Joseph “Whitey” Bulger never has been the subject of a narrative film. That changes with Black Mass, based on the true-crime book and starring an almost unrecognizable Johnny Depp as the Boston gangster-turned-informant-turned-fugitive. Show More Summary
In the first trailer for "Black Mass," Johnny Depp gives a chilling portrayal of James "Whitey" Bulger.
Just when we thought we didn’t like Johnny Depp anymore, here he is doing what appears to be quality work again portraying notorious gangster James “Whitey” Bulger in Black Mass. If he looks and sounds like Jack Nicholson, particularly in Martin Scorsese’s The Departed, that’s partly because that character was partly based on Bulger. Show More Summary
“I have spoken to him since he was arrested and he just said he was happy for me that I was back on track,” Chris Nilan explained to Breitbart Sports of his jailhouse conversation with James “Whitey” Bulger, the Boston mob boss who for...Show More Summary
The day after James "Whitey" Bulger was captured on June 23, 2011, I happened to be in Santa Monica with my Boston ad agency peeps shooting a TV commercial. We immediately jumped in our unfabulous rental car and set out to find the apartment building where Whitey and his GF had been living unrecognized for years and were finally apprehended. Show More Summary
BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger is appealing the federal conviction that sent him to prison for life last year, arguing that he was unable to fully present his defense.
Associated Press BOSTON--Convicted gangster James "Whitey" Bulger filed an appeal in federal court Thursday arguing he didn't get a fair trial because he wasn't able to claim he was promised immunity from a now-dead prosecutor.
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for former Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger on Thursday filed a formal appeal of the sweeping 2013 racketeering conviction on charges of committing or ordering 11 murders in the 1970s and 1980s. Show More Summary
BOSTON (AP) — Attorneys for former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger say they expect to file an appeal of the convictions that sent him to prison for life.
The best repertory and art-house screenings, special presentations, lectures, and limited engagements in Toronto. At rep cinemas this week: a moving look at the life and career of Roger Ebert, an absorbing take on the Whitey Bulger trial, and a surrealist Dutch thriller. Life Itself Directed by Steve James TIFF Bell Lightbox (350 King Street […]
James J. “Whitey” Bulger is no stranger to Hollywood. Martin Scorsese’s 2006 Academy-Award winning film, The Departed was, in part, based on Bulger’s notorious life as a mob boss in South Boston for decades. Now, a year after his trial for 33 counts of murder and racketeering, the 84 year old Bulger is the subject
James J. “Whitey” Bulger was a notorious Boston gangster who ruled the city before going on the lam for 20 years as one of the FBI’s Most Wanted. Then he was found (and tried), last summer, in his eighties. While he was a fugitive, his...Show More Summary
James "Whitey" Bulger's criminal career has spawned an entire sub-genre of newspaper articles, books, movies and TV shows. Lurid wonders if the man made the myth, or the myth made him? Column by Karina Wilson LURID: vivid in shocking...Show More Summary
Is it possible for a documentary to be too close to its subject? I don’t mean to the degree that a documentarian gets lost in their subject, or loses some simplistic ideal of journalistic objectivity. I mean, are there some subjectsShow More Summary
Most films focusing on criminal trials aim at revealing the accused’s guilt or innocence. In Joe Berlinger’s "Whitey: United States of America V. James J. Bulger," however, there’s no doubt that Boston crime lord James "Whitey" Bulger...Show More Summary