James Whitey Bulger

Joel Edgerton, left, and Johnny Depp are good in “Black Mass,” a film based on real events in Boston in the late 1970s. (Courtesy Warner Bros.)

Solid Johnny Depp performance a ‘Black Mass’ highlight

American filmmakers have been making gangster movies since the beginning of movies…


AP Photo/Jane Flavell CollinsIn this courtroom sketch

Whitey Bulger gets life for racketeering, killings

Former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger was sentenced Thursday to life…


AP Photo/Federal Court DocumentsThis undated file photo filed July 31

Mob boss 'Whitey' Bulger guilty in 11 killings

BOSTON — James "Whitey" Bulger, the feared Boston mob boss who became…