There are lots of films in the world. This is just a fact and there is no way I can possibly review all of them or even all the ones I’ve seen, I’d be sat here for years just typing and missing new films. 759 more words
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Martin Scorsese’s companion piece to GoodFellas. Period.
In many ways, The Wolf Of Wall Street is a companion piece to Martin Scorsese’s GoodFellas. Both movies are adapted from real-life stories — if the latter was about a wide-eyed young man’s rise and fall in the world of gangsters, this one is about an ambitious guy’s rise and fall in the world of white collar crime. 119 more words
Harry Nilsson’s hard rock showstopper from 1971’s “Nilsson Schmillson” album. “Fire’s” most famous appearance was as the main musical piece during the extended paranoid climax of Martin Scorsese’s 1990 gangster-film classic “Goodfellas.” Apparently Scorsese’s first choice for this scene was the Rolling Stones’ 1983 rocker “She Was Hot,” but since Scorsese has a strict policy of only using music that was recorded during the period he’s depicting or earlier (the scene in question took place in 1980), he went with Nilsson’s song instead. 51 more words
“Iv’e always wanted to create a race that brings runners to some of my favorite training grounds so that they can enjoy the beautiful environment, sense of community and rich history that has played such an important role in my life.” Words from the 1984 olympic gold medalist… 389 more words