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Best of the Best Hitmen

in the Gangster Movie Genre

 

Vin Makazian was a self-loathing degenerate gambler who had debts to Tony Soprano, Big Pussy and who knows who else. Twice divorced, he was also saddled with alimony payments, he was a wreck of a man and his only solace was frequent visits to a bordello – not for sex, just for companionship (yeah right...). Tony Soprano treated him with total distain, but used him for information in exchange for paying off his gambling debts. 

 

Level of corruption: As a favour for Tony Soprano he followed Tony’s therapist Dr Melfi which led to him beating up her date and taking explicit photos of her; he provided Tony with confidential information about FBI informants, which led inevitably to more murders.

 

How did it end: The self-loathing, the large gambling debts and his general failure at life were all contributing factors, but the final straw that led to his suicide was being busted at the bordello. The only two things in his life he had left to cling to: his police badge; and the bordello were about to be taken from him. To end it he parked his car on the Donald Goodkind Bridge, climbed over the railings and put on his detective badge one last time before plummeting to his death.

 

Sgt Detective Vin Makazian - The Sopranos

Sgt Detective Vin Makazian - The Sopranos

 

Vin Makazian was a self-loathing degenerate gambler who had debts to Tony Soprano, Big Pussy and who knows who else. Twice divorced, he was also saddled with alimony payments, he was a wreck of a man and his only solace was frequent visits to a bordello – not for sex, just for companionship (yeah right...). Tony Soprano treated him with total distain, but used him for information in exchange for paying off his gambling debts. 

 

Level of corruption: As a favour for Tony Soprano he followed Tony’s therapist Dr Melfi which led to him beating up her date and taking explicit photos of her; he provided Tony with confidential information about FBI informants, which led inevitably to more murders.

 

How did it end: The self-loathing, the large gambling debts and his general failure at life were all contributing factors, but the final straw that led to his suicide was being busted at the bordello. The only two things in his life he had left to cling to: his police badge; and the bordello were about to be taken from him. To end it he parked his car on the Donald Goodkind Bridge, climbed over the railings and put on his detective badge one last time before plummeting to his death.