The Wannabe (2015)

R   |    |  Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Thomas is obsessed with mob culture and sets out to fix the 1992 trial of mob-boss John Gotti. He believes if the plan is executed, it will put him at the center of all that he idolizes. He wants to fit in and get attention.


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8 December 2015 | subxerogravity
| Not so bad, it's the absolute core of a crime drama
It does not get more blue collar than The Wannabe, a no trills mob movie about a Mob geeks obsession with the John Gotti trails of the early 90s.

Vincent Piazza plays the mob geek, Thomas. his performance in the movie was pretty well done. His psychotic nature just kept escalating as the movie progressed which made him entertaining to focus on.

Also like the performance of Patricia Arquette, who played Thomas' equally touched girlfriend, Rose. I felt a certain dignity to her performance that made you feel sorry for Rose instead of sad.

Overall the movie was a very disturbing tale of Thomas and Rose, a weird version of Bonnie and Clyde, in a movie that feels like a low rate version of Taxi Driver.

A decent indi film to look at.

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