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
Bulger's lawyers previously have said the former Boston crime boss believes he should have been allowed to argue that a now-deceased federal prosecutor gave him immunity
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.
Failed rock star Johnny Depp might just get another bite at the rock n’ roll apple courtesy of aging rocker Paul McCartney. Depp has been taken breaks from filming Whitey Bulger crime drama Black Mass to jam with McCartney in secret recording sessions that none of the musicians involved will reveal the true nature of.
Wow. We're speechless. Johnny Depp is in Boston filming his new action/crime movie Black Mass and he is unrecognizable. Johnny is playing the role of notorious Irish mob boss Whitey Bulger, and it looks as though he's really getting into the role. We know that's a fake gun, but he looks pretty scary! Also starring in the fall 2015 [...]
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 […]
Juno Temple lets her hair fly free as she heads back home from the gym with her boyfriend Michael Angarano on Monday afternoon (June 30) in New York City. The week before, the 23-year-old actress was spotted juggling two coffees after a quick stop at Starbucks in SoHo. According to Variety, Juno‘s upcoming film, an [...]
Warner Bros. has settled on a Fall 2015 release date for its Whitey Bulger biopic, starring Johnny Depp and Joel Edgerton.
Warner Bros. announced today that the Johnny Depp-starring Untitled Whitey Bulger film, also known as Black Mass will hit theaters on September 18, 2015. Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart, Out of the Furnace) is helming the drama about Boston...Show More Summary
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
Kevin Bacon has some time off from the brutal, cynical murders of The Following, and he’s going to use it to focus on what’s truly important in life: Kevin Bacon. He’s going to put on some comfy slippers, he’s gonna grab a refreshing beverage, and he’s not gonna wear any pants. Show More Summary
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
We’re fascinated by homicidal miscreants like Whitey Bulger because, says the director of a documentary about him, “the dark side makes everybody almost envious of somebody who breaks all the rules and gets away with it for a long time.”
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
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
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. [...]