Cut to black: James Gandolfini, in his own words (via NJ.com)

Cut to black: James Gandolfini, in his own words (via NJ.com)

James Gandolfini is gone. The news hit fans as abruptly — as shockingly, as this-can’t-be-happening — as those famous, final few minutes of “The Sopranos.” Wait, what? Really? After all this, just that — a cut to black? A home-grown Jersey guy, Gandolfini, who died today in Italy at age 51, was…