>Here’s another movie that came out this summer that I didn’t get around to seeing until recently.

Plot Summary
Public Enemies follows the stories of John Dillinger, 1930’s gangster, and Melvin Purvis, the FBI agent in charge of bringing down Dillinger, Pretty Boy Floyd and Baby Face Nelson who were major players in the crime sprees of the ’30’s.
This was a good movie. It is a shame that it got lost in all the blockbusters that came out this summer. Depp and Bale play the lead characters very well, and their stories come together in an incredible way. Dillinger is almost portrayed as a local hero, and even when he does the bank robberies, there is an emphasis on the fact that he’s not there to rob the people, just the bank. It does have some violence, which is not unexpected in a gangster movie, but it is not entirely over the top. I don’t remember the language being all that bad either.
It’s worth the purchase. It’s not one that I’m going to want to watch all the time, but I think I’ll probably watch it every few months just to let it soak in a little more.
Best Part
The final scene prior to Dillinger’s death (that’s not a spoiler, if you don’t know that Dillinger gets shot, then you don’t know this era of history… and you’ve never watched High Fidelity). He is watching a movie that, in some sense, echoes what is going on in his life, and he realizes that there is only one way that this thing is going to end. You can see it in his eyes that he accepts, no, embraces this fate.