“The Irishman” to screen this fall

“The Irishman” – a movie about Teamster corruption and the murder of Jimmy Hoffa – will open this fall. It’s bound to be noticed, because it stars Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci, and is directed by Martin Scorsese.

irishman_thumb.jpgIt is based on the book “I Heard You Paint Houses: Frank ‘the Irishman’ Sheeran and the Inside Story of the Mafia, The Teamsters, and the Final Ride of Jimmy Hoffa.” Here is a summary and review of the book.

"I heard you paint houses." Those are the first words Jimmy Hoffa ever spoke to Frank Sheeran, who would become a top Teamster official in the 1960s and '70s as well as a hired killer for Hoffa and the mob. The words refer to the splatter of blood when the deed is done.

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  • Cindy Medders
    commented 2019-11-01 12:59:58 -0400
    I’m sure it’ll be an interesting movie. Great cast as well. There’s corruption in so many industries, so I’m glad I own my own business.
  • Bruce Swearingen
    commented 2019-08-29 19:22:49 -0400
    About those misspellings & improper use ..??
    I thought so .
  • Bruce Swearingen
    commented 2019-08-29 19:20:31 -0400
    Wow !!
    That was a real ‘Tell’ from a Hoffa worshipper!!
    Google Accountability & add it to your vast linguistics !!
  • David Boucher
    commented 2019-08-29 18:03:31 -0400
    I have to wonder if they had you in mind when they nicknamed TDU as Too Dumb to Understand.
  • Bruce Swearingen
    commented 2019-08-29 17:41:09 -0400
    Such as ,examples or are you just ’ babbling’
  • David Boucher
    commented 2019-08-29 12:20:49 -0400
    You should really refrain from using words you can neither spell or understand.
  • Bruce Swearingen
    commented 2019-08-29 11:19:53 -0400
    Not babble.. & yes you are sorry
  • David Boucher
    commented 2019-08-29 05:42:59 -0400
    I’m sorry…….what are you babbling about?
  • Bruce Swearingen
    commented 2019-08-28 15:25:41 -0400
    Great employment opportunities for Hollywood , playing the sordid characters of the past history of the IBT.
    The sequel with current cast from Hoofia jr. will require a new set of actors as these will be octogenarians or expired.
    Maybe the consent ORDER will have morphed again ( in a effort to claim victory) into a ’ privatisation of..,

    💰💵Lawyers n 💘💵💰💵
  • Bruce Swearingen
    commented 2019-08-16 16:11:09 -0400
    We come full circle with this Partisan biased CONSENT ORDER..
    The IBT is back to colluding with a Degenerate GOP.(that is closing in on impeachment again)
    Income inequality is forged into 2 DECADES of CONCESSIONARY Contracts.
    Contracts that are carefully constructed to weaken & destroy the working class .
    Labor agreements with enough toxic ’ multi tier ’ pay levels & lessened benefits to insure this.
  • Bruce Swearingen
    commented 2019-08-11 14:19:25 -0400
    When REAL REFORM drains the IBT Swamp ..
    It will show who’s been wading in Ankle Bracelets..
  • Bruce Swearingen
    commented 2019-08-07 14:02:18 -0400
    " Perception vs.Realty"…
  • David Boucher
    commented 2019-07-31 15:24:59 -0400
    The timing of the movie release could not have been more poorly planned———union participation and public perception of unions are at all time lows.
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