Michael Gandolfini: the actor is consciously tying himself to his father with The Many Saints of Newark. Photograph: Devin Oktar Yalkin/New York Times

James Gandolfini’s son takes on his father’s iconic role in The Many Saints of Newark, playing a young Tony Soprano. But knowing his dad hardly pre(...)

David Chase: “I didn’t think that The Sopranos would chart any kind of new course. All I wanted to do is just get as close to cinema as I could.” Photograph: Devin Yalkin/New York Times

“‘Remember when’ is the lowest form of conversation,” Tony Soprano once told his mob cohorts in The Sopranos. If David Chase, Tony’s creator, doesn’t (...)