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Heroin, Pedophile Priests, the Irish Mafia, and the Rise, Fall, and Rebound of an NHL Enforcer

“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 JamesWhiteyBulger, the Boston mob boss who for...Show More Summary

Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger (Blu-ray)

2 months agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Michael Nazarewycz Quote: "A solid addition to any true-crime collection."

CNN's 'U.S. vs. Whitey' Will Shake Your Faith in Federal Government

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

Whitey Bulger's attorneys appeal his conviction

4 months agoNews : The Newsroom

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.

WhiteyBulger Files Appeal

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.

'Whitey' Bulger appeals 2013 racketeering conviction on 11 murders

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

Whitey Bulger attorneys to file appeal Thursday

4 months agoNews : The Newsroom

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.

Rep Cinema This Week: Life Itself, Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger, and Borgman

6 months agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

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 […]

Whitey Bulger Subject of Two Very Different Films

James J. “WhiteyBulger 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

The Strange Story of Notorious Gangster Whitey Bulger: ‘Paradise Lost’ Filmmaker Joe Berlinger on His Controversial Documentary

James J. “WhiteyBulger 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

LURID: Gangster Paradigm - Telling the Whitey Bulger Stories

6 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

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

Whitey: The United States of America v. James J. Bulger’ Review: An Informative Yet Unfocused Study of Murder and Corruption

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

Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger

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

Specialty B.O. Preview: ‘Whitey: United States Of America v. James J. Bulger’, ‘Begin Again’, ‘Yves Saint Laurent’, ‘Siddharth’, ‘The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story Of Aaron Swartz’, ‘La Bare’, ‘The Breakup Guru’

Docs join this weekend’s new crop of Specialty releases, hoping to lure audiences in from the heat. Magnolia will open veteran filmmaker Joe Berlinger’s Sundance feature Whitey: United States Of America v. James J. Bulger in a case that...Show More Summary

'Whitey: United States of America V. James J. Bulger' Clip | EXCLUSIVE

6 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Steve Davis, whose brother was a murder victim of James J. Bulger, expresses his desire to take the criminal down in an emotional scene from the upcoming documentary 'Whitey', in theaters this friday. [...]

Movie Review: WHITEY investigates the trial of an infamous Boston gangster

On June 22, 2011, after a 16-year manhunt, federal authorities finally apprehended JamesWhiteyBulger, the notoriously vicious gangster who terrorized Boston for more than two decades. The inspiration for Jack Nicholson’s character...Show More Summary

FBI agent tied to 'Whitey' Bulger wins appeal of murder conviction

A Florida state court panel on Wednesday tossed out the murder conviction of an FBI agent tied to Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger.

Murder charges overturned for ex-FBI agent linked to Whitey Bulger

The Florida Third District Court of Appeals Wednesday overturned a murder conviction and subsequent 40-year prison sentence for former FBI agent and JamesWhiteyBulger associate John J. Connolly Jr. Connolly was convicted in 2008 for the second-degree murder of businessman John Callahan. Show More Summary

Johnny Depp Looks Unrecognizable As James 'Whitey' Bulger In 'Black Mass'

Johnny Depp turned into infamous former mob boss Whitey Bulger while filming "Black Mass" in Boston this week. Depp stars in the biopic, which is based on the 2012 nonfiction book of the same name. The Boston Globe reported that filming...Show More Summary

Benedict Cumberbatch, Adam Scott Join Whitey Bulger Biopic Black Mass

James Whitey Bulger’s time as a mob boss, criminal mastermind and fugitive from the law contained all sorts of misdirections and bizarre 180s; so, it only makes sense his biopic, Black Mass, would bring some weirdness with it too. With...Show More Summary

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