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Thinking like a Gangster: Reflections on Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas

On October 16th, 2014, I, Dori, watched Goodfellas (1990) for the first time. I am certainly glad that I did. Of course, since everyone else in the world has already seen the film, it feels pretty pointless to review it. 2,554 more words


GFSI News: Goodfella's Shut Down by Dept. of Health

According to the Staten Island Advance, Goodfella’s pizzeria, located at 1718 Hylan Boulevard was shut down earlier today after a violation from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. 89 more words

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When Weeds Went Tarantino

I’ve been binge-watching the Showtime series Weeds over the past few years. I’m up to season six of this bizarre yet entertaining show about Nancy Botwin (Mary-Louise Parker in a Golden Globe-winning performance), a widow who becomes a drug dealer to keep her family afloat. 348 more words

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A quick-pick-me up with.... Gaaaaarlic!

Garlic, what is there not to love about it? Although it’s always associated with petrifying a vampire, it can be due to the bad breath it brings along. 316 more words


How the Boston College point-shaving scandal reached the screen

Some background on the story behind ESPN’s “30 For 30″ documentary “Playing For The Mob”: First, if you haven’t seen it, see it! Emmy-winning director Joe Lavine and co-director Cayman Grant weave a great tale and raise a lot of questions that linger even now, more than 30 years after the fact. 113 more words


Three Robert DeNiro (2014)

1. “Awakenings”.
2. “Cape Fear”.
3. “Goodfellas”.
“Born To Win”-
To see “Meet the Fockers” again.