Boston from the Hollywood View

The capture of James “Whitey” Bulger is the talk of the town. In today’s Boston Globe, writer Don Aucoin reminds us of the books, movies and television shows inspired by the actual and mythic Whitey Bulger. The Boston mystique of “everybody knows your name” evolved into the ruthless, Nicholson-esque imagery. It’s quite a list – check it out.

He predicts much more to come.

Now that Bulger has been captured, it’s surely only a matter of time before new chapters of the saga start arriving in a bookstore, on a television, or at a movie theater near you.

Read critic Don Aucoin’s complete article here at