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Next good mafia movie "The Black Hand"

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by REDVOLUTION, Feb 15, 2017.

  1. REDVOLUTION

    REDVOLUTION Return to Dominance

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  2. Sarge

    Sarge Red, White and brew... Staff Member

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    I'll watch it for certain.
     
  3. paladin78749

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  4. Seven

    Seven Messenger to the football Gods

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    Yes sir.........
     
  5. REDVOLUTION

    REDVOLUTION Return to Dominance

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    Yes. That's him.


    Remember when DeNiro was saying he knows guys that pay him nothing?

    Someone ...... "the Greek"
    And ...... someone at something street..

    Were they predecessor to black hand?
     
  6. paladin78749

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    lol
    Your asking the correct person

    It's actually Genco, Vito's friend (later his consigliere), who says that Fanucci is Black Hand

    It's debateable whether Fanucci was actually "Black Hand"
    - As you mentioned Vito says "Joe the Greek on Tessimo Avenue, Frank Pennitanlo, and Tachinko Schrabo. They don't pay Fanucci."
    -Fanucci never has bodyguards, and is attacked by street punks
    -When Vito tries to negotiate, Fanucci says something along the lines of : "If you refuse, the police will come and you'll be arrested"
    -He accepts Vito lesser amount of money
    - There are no reprisals to his assassination
    None of the above would have occurred if Fanucci was Black Hand

    So I believe Fanucci is just the neighborhood bully and has no real connection to the Black Hand/La Cosa Nostra/Mafia.
     
  7. REDVOLUTION

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    Yeah he was too fugazi to be black hand. Lol


    All makes perfect sense! Thank you!


    I know people piss and moan about godfather 3 .... but the story was great. Greater than parts 1 and 2.... problem was... well.... there were so many problems that the movie sucked.

    I still want a godfather 4. Same as part two with duel timelines.

    Timeline 1: Vincent, maybe during 80s drug rise/Wars, etc (especially being that Sonny wanted in on drugs and who better to live that life but his illegitimate son)

    Timeline 2: Sonny and his rise many years before they "went to the mattresses".
     
  8. paladin78749

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    Nice, very nice
    No problem, it's a movie seen ALOT.
    I figure sequels have 3% chance of success.
    So my level of anticipation for Godfather 4 would be similar to my excitement about a potential Gestapo reunion tour.
    I thought the story of Las Vegas from Mafia to corporate control would contain some interesting contract negotiations.
    But your idea promises more automatic weaponry than mine.
     
  9. REDVOLUTION

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    Thank you! ;-)



    Anything is possible but ... "I dont see part 4 happening... Not while Coppola is alive"


    As far as "automatic weaponry"... I wouldn't care.... I think a great storytelling could take place... it's there. Just has to be done right.

    "Besides, if I ever need help shooting up a place who's a better gun than my Sonny(and Vincent). That's it."
    Both hot tempered, destructive characters. If the script fits (which it does) use it"
     

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