The 1974 film by Italy’s Fernando Di Leo was just the
thing Quentin Tarantino devoured in his formative years. It’s a crime drama,
populated by quirky-funny gangsters and corrupt cops (who won’t cross certain
Robert De Niro and Al Pacino were among the fresh new faces of �70s Hollywood. But the towering dramatic actors of that now fabled decade never appeared together in a film until the �90s and then only once, in Michael Mann�s tense crime drama Heat (1995). In Heat, they presided over parallel plot lines as master criminal and master detective and converged only late in the story. In Righteous K...