Flick's neo-retro to a fault, doll
Posted on Friday, Jan 11, 2013
'Who's the tomato?" Ryan Gosling asks, gandering across the nightclub floor at Emma Stone in Gangster Squad. Set in 1949 Los Angeles, when crime king Meyer "Mickey" Cohen was running amok and the LAPD assembled a unit to put an end to his business, the movie is full of retro colloquialisms, retro cocktails, retro cars, retro topcoats, and retro shootouts.