Rushville Republican

January 10, 2013

Movie preview: “Gangster Squad”


Rated: R for strong violence and language

Running time: 1 hr 53 min

Cast: Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling, Josh Brolin, Nick Nolte, Emma Stone, Michael Peña, Anthony Mackie

Plot: An elite police squad fights to save the city of Los Angeles from a power-hungry East Coast mobster in this gritty police-detective film set in the 1940s, and based on Paul Lieberman's seven-part Los Angeles Times series "Tales From the Gangster Squad."