Kevin Costner became a star as the legendary "G-Man" Eliot Ness in THE UNTOUCHABLES, a slam-bang gangster saga with bravura direction by Brian De Palma, a witty David Mamet script and superb acting, including Robert De Niro as Al Capone and Sean Connery's Oscar-winning turn as a wily
veteran cop. The film has virtually nothing in common with the famous 1950s TV series, and even less to do with real history, but it's a terrifically entertaining and exciting movie nonetheless. The story is almost totally fictionalized (Ness never killed Frank Nitti and had nothing to do with
Capone's income-tax rap), but this becomes completely irrelevant in light of the beautifully ...