old school "gang" flicks

Off topic discussion.

Re: old school "gang" flicks

Postby 4nik8 » Fri Feb 12, 2010 10:12 pm

two movies in a row, not currently available on DVD!
*****CI CONCLAVE '09*****
Image
---Apache----Fox------Snow---Cleon---Vermin----Swan-----------4nik8...WHO?!?
User avatar
4nik8
Rank: Warrior
 
Posts: 3901
Joined: Fri Jun 19, 2009 3:18 pm
Location: New York!

Re: old school "gang" flicks

Postby chrismasonic » Sat Feb 13, 2010 10:56 am

the way my dad tells it...in newcastle england for the most part everyone that had manual jobs was a teddy boy or a rocker...

the mods were mostly students and people with office jobs...and interestingly there were not many of them at all.

he adds that the mods wouldn't dare pick a fight with the rockers.

i was there during the 80's mod revival and there were lots of new mods on the streets,along with punks and skinheads...i myself was a psychobilly.
User avatar
chrismasonic
Rank: Warrior
 
Posts: 400
Joined: Mon Oct 16, 2006 1:29 pm
Location: Newcastle.England

Re: old school "gang" flicks

Postby chrismasonic » Sat Feb 13, 2010 3:19 pm

my dad also says it rubbish that the mods dressed better in the best gear...

"yeah we wore leather when we were on our bikes but to go out we wore drape suits hand made by tailors that cost 5 weeks wages and the mods just wore jeans,sweatshirts and daft scarves"
User avatar
chrismasonic
Rank: Warrior
 
Posts: 400
Joined: Mon Oct 16, 2006 1:29 pm
Location: Newcastle.England

Re: old school "gang" flicks

Postby Ninth Delegate » Sat Feb 13, 2010 5:47 pm

chrismasonic wrote:my dad also says it rubbish that the mods dressed better in the best gear...

"yeah we wore leather when we were on our bikes but to go out we wore drape suits hand made by tailors that cost 5 weeks wages and the mods just wore jeans,sweatshirts and daft scarves"


I've never seen a smart dressed mod.  They are always clad in those unclean looking parka jackets.
Teddy boys had died out by the late seventies.  Punks were a big scene during that period.  Due to the longevity of the music scene, Rockers have always been a constant, always going back to the classic leather and denim look.
The gang scene has always evolved to match the changing music scene.
[IMG]http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k70/shaunographic/warriorssig.jpg[/IMG]
Laziness is a skill that must be practiced everyday.
User avatar
Ninth Delegate
Rank: Warrior
 
Posts: 2578
Joined: Fri Mar 24, 2006 1:12 pm
Location: Nottinghamshire

Re: old school "gang" flicks

Postby Suburban Warlord » Sat Feb 13, 2010 5:49 pm

It could well be that certain areas in England back in the mid-60's
were heavier with one group than the other. Also, I have it from
sources that there were indeed some Mods who were more arty/
coffee house types, and then some who were a bit rougher. This
latter group I believe was the genesis of what would become the
original Skinhead movement (not nazi types, but the 2-tone/ ska
type).

I just remember growing up in the early 80's in L.A./ O.C. and there
was a pretty healthy "Mod" revival scene in Southern California at
that time. Lot's of Punks and Skins and Mods and New Wavers
and Hessians ( kids into heavy metal and stoner rock ). Interesting
times back then.

Going to hardcore punk shows back then was a bit crazy. You had
these "organizations" like L.A.D.S.( L.A. Death Squad ), Circle 1 Family,
FFF, and Suicidals who would seriously beat the krap out of each other
in the pit ( and anyone else unfortunate enough to get in their way
who they decided they did'nt like ).
User avatar
Suburban Warlord
Rank: Warrior
 
Posts: 546
Joined: Wed Oct 07, 2009 9:14 pm

Re: old school "gang" flicks

Postby union_jack » Sat Feb 13, 2010 6:32 pm

lots of people who are representing mod these days are just nasty middle aged scooterboys and skinheads  :doubt:
Image
User avatar
union_jack
Rank: Warrior
 
Posts: 694
Joined: Thu Dec 28, 2006 11:57 am
Location: UK

Re: old school "gang" flicks

Postby Ninth Delegate » Thu Apr 08, 2010 6:36 pm

This was the film that was marketed as Rappin Hood. Gang films don't get much tacky than this.
Could this be the original gangster rap flick?
Its bad, reeeeeal bad.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qn51pyXf6l4
[IMG]http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k70/shaunographic/warriorssig.jpg[/IMG]
Laziness is a skill that must be practiced everyday.
User avatar
Ninth Delegate
Rank: Warrior
 
Posts: 2578
Joined: Fri Mar 24, 2006 1:12 pm
Location: Nottinghamshire

Re: old school "gang" flicks

Postby union_jack » Thu Apr 08, 2010 6:40 pm

haha might have to check that out, think i heard about it before, possibly on here. mario van peebles is in a lot of cheese, just heard someone slam him for being in exterminator 2... his character was called "X".
Image
User avatar
union_jack
Rank: Warrior
 
Posts: 694
Joined: Thu Dec 28, 2006 11:57 am
Location: UK

Re: old school

Postby union_jack » Tue Dec 14, 2010 11:02 pm

does big wednesday count?
User avatar
union_jack
Rank: Warrior
 
Posts: 694
Joined: Thu Dec 28, 2006 11:57 am
Location: UK

Re: old school

Postby Lux » Fri Dec 17, 2010 6:04 pm

Ninth Delegate wrote:Quite a few gang related movies get mentioned in this thread (some old skool, some new)

http://warriorsmovie.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=306.0

My favorite film featuring greasers is a low budget flick directed by Robert Rodriguiz (Too much effort to spell check his surname) that goes by the name of Road Racers.

Gotta give a shout out to Deathwish 3.

Is it just me, or does sly stallone look a lot like joey from friends in that pic? "Heyyy, how you do-in?"


The link you posted takes us to main board index :cry: . Anyway, I remember this movie from the 80’s, Bad Boys, where Sean Penn beats someone with a pillow full of soda cans and becomes the leader of the prison.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085210/

Image
Image
User avatar
Lux
Rank: Punk
 
Posts: 167
Joined: Tue Mar 31, 2009 8:47 pm
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Re: old school

Postby union_jack » Fri Dec 17, 2010 6:09 pm

sounds a lot like Scum. is it a remake my any chance?
Image
User avatar
union_jack
Rank: Warrior
 
Posts: 694
Joined: Thu Dec 28, 2006 11:57 am
Location: UK

Re: old school

Postby Lux » Fri Dec 17, 2010 6:25 pm

union_jack wrote:sounds a lot like Scum. is it a remake my any chance?


I've never watched Scum but as far as I know Bad Guys isn't a remake. It's a cool movie, try to watch it.
Image
User avatar
Lux
Rank: Punk
 
Posts: 167
Joined: Tue Mar 31, 2009 8:47 pm
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Re: old school

Postby union_jack » Fri Dec 17, 2010 6:35 pm

cool, i like sean penn.

its just scum is set in a borstal and he rises the ranks of prison life, and in a famous scene beats the previous leader with billiard balls in a sock.
Image
User avatar
union_jack
Rank: Warrior
 
Posts: 694
Joined: Thu Dec 28, 2006 11:57 am
Location: UK

Re: old school

Postby turnbull gbr » Fri Dec 17, 2010 6:56 pm

Lux wrote:
Ninth Delegate wrote:Quite a few gang related movies get mentioned in this thread (some old skool, some new)

http://warriorsmovie.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=306.0

My favorite film featuring greasers is a low budget flick directed by Robert Rodriguiz (Too much effort to spell check his surname) that goes by the name of Road Racers.

Gotta give a shout out to Deathwish 3.

Is it just me, or does sly stallone look a lot like joey from friends in that pic? "Heyyy, how you do-in?"


The link you posted takes us to main board index :cry: . Anyway, I remember this movie from the 80’s, Bad Boys, where Sean Penn beats someone with a pillow full of soda cans and becomes the leader of the prison.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085210/

Image

I thought it was a good film, wouldn't really call it a gang film though
User avatar
turnbull gbr
Rank: Warrior
 
Posts: 1292
Joined: Tue Apr 21, 2009 10:53 am
Location: sheffield england

Re: old school

Postby union_jack » Fri Dec 17, 2010 6:59 pm

that reminds me
Image

Saw this, made me laugh.
Image
User avatar
union_jack
Rank: Warrior
 
Posts: 694
Joined: Thu Dec 28, 2006 11:57 am
Location: UK

PreviousNext

Return to Meeting Point [Off Topic]

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest