The Mafia has always fascinated filmmakers and the viewing public, and the success of The Sopranos
made gangsters hotter than they'd been since the release of THE GODFATHER. TNT’s attempt to cash in on mobster madness falls laughably short of the bar raised by the HBO series. In the right hands, the story of real-life mob boss Paul Castellano (Chazz Palminteri) would be a compelling one. His story begins in Brooklyn, where young Paul (Yani Gellman) and some pals have been recruited to help out Paul’s mobbed-up cousin Carlo Gambino (Al Ruscia). When Paul shows a charitable initiative which helps foster good-will in the neighborhood, Gambino’s boss, Vito Genoves...