Johnny Depp is #1 with a bullet as John Dillinger in Public Enemies.

DIRECTOR: Michael Mann

ACTORS: Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Marion Cotillard, Billy Crudup, Stephen Dorff, Jason Clarke, and Stephen Lang

SYNOPSIS: During the Great Depression, America's most wanted—and celebrated—criminal, John Dillinger (Johnny Depp), pulls off bank robberies and prison breaks while being hunted by FBI chief J. Edgar Hoover (Billy Crudup) and agent Melvin Purvis (Christian Bale).

WOMEN: Oscar-winning French actress Marion Cotillard plays Billie Frechette, a hatcheck lady who falls for the mysterious and exciting bad boy. She gets busy by 1930s standards, which means she wears a slip during and after sex (Ayo! calls that a flaccid flashback). In one frustrating scene, Frechette lays naked in a tub and beckons to Dillinger, but nothing much is visible, and the fun is soon interrupted before she has a chance to get all French on us and give up the full frontal.

ACTION: It's a Michael Mann flick, so you know the shootouts are gonna skull-fuck you with a machine gun until you're concussed. Whether the outlaws are shooting their way out of prison, bucking their way out of a bank, or blasting their way out of a woodland ambush, their exchanges with lawmen are intense and unrelenting. Unlike women back in the day, antique cars, guns, and clothes are perfect for getting it popping.

AYO!'s LAST WORDS: It's great to see Depp without the white boy dreads for a change, killing it in Public Enemies. Besides being awesomely entertaining, the action-filled period piece reminds us that there are alternative methods to get rich in a recession. Pass that Tommy gun and let the feds economically stimulate deeeeeeeez!