Articles tagged goodfellas, ray liotta, martin scorsese, robert deniro, joe pesci

5 Oct 2015 // 10:53 AM

New Show ‘Vinyl’ Coming to HBO in January (trailer)

Vinyl is a new show coming from HBO in January 2016 that focuses on the music industry in 1970's New York and is produced by Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger.

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HBO’s ‘Casting By’ Highlights Film’s Creative Rapports

"I don't like casting," says Woody Allen, in his version of how crucial he finds his longtime collaborator, casting director Juliet Taylor, "I don't like to meet people in any area."

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The 100 Essential Directors Part 8: Jean Renoir to Douglas Sirk

From Jean Renior through Douglas Sirk, there may be some choices that raise an eyebrow. While each of the directors we look at today might not be on every cinephile's list of great directors, they absolutely merit inclusion for their distinct visions and dedication to their craft, some despite their questionable personal lives and politics.

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TV Highpoints and Lowpoints of 2010-2011… Number 2

The 2010-2011 TV season saw an unprecedented number of major film directors work in TV, while Charlie Sheen's meltdown was an embarrassment both to him and to those who fixated on his demise.

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Quentin Tarantino’s Cinematic Reality

Quentin Tarantino is reliving his childhood cinema experiences, reinterpreting fractured moments of memory. Going to the movies is about an escape from our world, a mirror world at once familiar yet different.

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Expect Martin Scorsese’s George Harrison documentary this year, says Olivia Harrison

A documentary on the life of George Harrison directed by Martin Scorsese is nearly done and is expected to premiere this year, Harrison’s widow,

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‘Something Wild’ Is a Film You Will Feel Was Made Just for You

Jonathan Demme’s unclassifiable oddball masterpiece finally gets the recognition it deserves from Criterion.

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Ray Liotta is Your Run-of-the-Mill Thug in ‘Street Kings 2: Motor City’

Even Ray Liotta's convincing presence can't overcome tired clichés and a generic script.

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Martin Scorsese’s gritty ‘Taxi Driver’ tops list of latest Blu-rays

The powerful psychological drama “Taxi Driver” leads this week’s lineup of new Blu-ray titles. Deftly directed by Martin Scorsese, “Taxi Driver 35th Anniversary Edition”

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23 Feb 2011 // 6:00 AM

Public Speaking

Public Speaking opens at Film Forum on 2/23.

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‘Michael Jackson’s Vision’ Into the Future

The Moonwalker's short films are brought together here in a single collection. Are you still down with Michael? Are you down? Are you bad?!

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30 Nov 2010 // 4:00 AM

The Year in Music: January 2010

Let’s single out the biggest events that happened in the world of music one month at a time, starting with January 2010.

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‘Stones In Exile’: An Autobiographical Rock ‘n’ Roll Bible

By exiling themselves to small-town America's "Main Street", the Rolling Stones began serving up a rich, steamy gumbo of sounds they certainly didn't invent, but undeniably put their stamp upon.

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Director Martin Scorsese’s absorbing look at mob life, “GoodFellas: 20th Anniversary Edition” (Warner Brothers, 1990, $34.99), tops this week’s list of Blu-ray releases. Scorsese’s

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16 Feb 2010 // 6:38 AM

Martin Scorsese is up to tricks on ‘Shutter Island’

NEW YORK — Nobody involved was surprised that Martin Scorsese’s latest — the gothically inflected psychological thriller “Shutter Island” — is chockablock with references to everything from

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8 Feb 2010 // 9:00 PM

Azrael #1-3

Scorsese-inspired and Petraeus-infused, Fabian Nicieza and Ramon Bachs' new Azrael is an incendiary powder keg, commenting one everything from the War on Terror to its title character's relevance to the very purpose of faith.

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No Means Ho: Debating ‘Observe and Report’‘s Most Controversial Scene

Rape? Or the Reality of Relationships circa 2009? Jody Hill's Observe and Report is being vilified over that very question.

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10 Apr 2009 // 3:30 AM

Observe and Report

Observe and Report proposes that a man who feels worthless is capable of a violent rage. If this sounds edgy, it's not.

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‘Observe’ Mines Humor Out of Pain, Peculiarity

It’s safe to say that, somewhere down the line, Jody Hill is going to make a truly f*cked-up masterpiece. He’s going to

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6 Apr 2009 // 9:00 PM

Waltzing with Wilco

As any experienced concert-goer knows, a lively audience can mean the difference between a lackluster event and a memorable night. Sometimes, it’s more important than the band's actual performance.

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Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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