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Gangster films have long been a staple of Hollywood, and they've come in all sorts of different guises. There were the early, straightforward good guys vs. bad guys offerings such as "Little Caesar" and "The Roaring Twenties," the lean, violent ones including "Reservoir Dogs" and "Mean Streets," along with "arty" films like "Eastern Promises," and slick, big-budget ones like "The Godfather" and "The Untouchables." A couple that fit into the genre had a special ambiance to them, both directed by James Gray: the grim, gritty, seething, violent movies "The Yards" (2000) and "We Own the Night" (2007.