Film: Boxing clever in unflinching gang bout

Film: Boxing clever in unflinching gang bout
John Connors and Toni O’Rourke in Cardboard Gangsters

O’Connor’s reliance on montage brings an element of repetition to what is an otherwise fast-moving, fluidly told story

Cardboard Gangsters: Directed by: Mark O’Connor, Nationwide, 18, Rating: ***

Nails: Directed by: Dennis Bartok, Nationwide, 16, Rating:*

In the films of Martin Scorsese, his native New York City is often as much a character as any of its inhabitants. In capturing his native place with as much dismay as affection, Scorsese grounds his stories in concrete and stone. Over the course of his four features to date, independent...

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