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murray This Martin Scorsese Short Film from 1964 Is Like a Prelude to The Wolf of Wall Street and Goodfellas

While attending New York University’s film school, Martin Scorsese made several short films that laid the groundwork for the themes and characters he would revisit throughout his career. The 1964 short It’s Not Just You, Murray! has all the makings of a familiar film from the celebrated director: gangsters who always knew they wanted to be something, backstabbing “pals,” montages of violence and entertaining monologues.

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AMC Is Working on a Goodfellas Adaptation

Whoa, whoa, whoa, Hold the phone. Hold the presses. Hold everything. Deadline reports that AMC is developing a series based on Martin Scorsese’s 1990 classic, Goodfellas. Now, before you drop your garlic-shaving razor on the cellblock floor and scream, “Sacrilege!,” know this: The show would come from Nicholas Pileggi, who wrote the original Goodfellas screenplay as well as the book on which it was based. So there’s some original DNA… Continue reading AMC Is Working on a Goodfellas Adaptation

GoodFellas [Blu-ray]

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When Martin Scorsese, one of the world’s most skillful and respected directors, reunited with two-time Oscar-winner Robert De Niro in GoodFellas, the result was one of the most powerful films of the year. Based on the true-life best seller Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi and backed by a dynamic pop/rock oldies soundtrack, critics and filmgoers alike declared… Continue reading GoodFellas [Blu-ray] Reviews

GoodFellas

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When Martin Scorsese, one of the world’s most skillful and respected directors, reunited with two-time Oscar-winner Robert De Niro in GoodFellas, the result was one of the most powerful films of the year. Based on the true-life best seller Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi and backed by a dynamic pop/rock oldies soundtrack, critics and filmgoers alike declared GoodFellas… Continue reading GoodFellas

“Goodfellas” TV Show

The Television Gods are working on a small screen adaptation of Martin Scorsese’s Mafia movie classic, Goodfellas. In a move snatched straight from a Sopranos fan’s dreams, The Web World went abuzz Thursday with reports that the real-life story of Mob Rat Henry Hill’s 25 year courtship with the Lucchese Crime Family may be getting a [...] Continue reading “Goodfellas” TV Show