Dir: Martin Scorsese
Starring: Robert DeNiro, Ray Liotta and Joe Pesci.
Honorable Mention: Lorraine Bracco, Paul Sorvino and Frank Vincent.
“As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster. 473 more words
Two retired boxers (Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro) decide to settle a long-standing beef by heading back into the ring in this sports comedy from director Peter Segal. 110 more words
“It’s important not to be married to anyone in politics,” Claudio Contreras declared, the mid-afternoon sun glinting off his aviator sunglasses and his slicked back black hair as he turned to look at me from the front seat of his taxi. 960 more words
Mean Streets gets all the love as Scorsese’s first proper movie. Sure, it sets up a lot of the themes and film making flourishes that would go on to be the traits most associated with his career, but before Mean Streets, there was a pretty fun and better than it had any right to be exploitation picture, Boxcar Bertha. 525 more words
Two aging boxers, Billy “The Kid” McDonnen (De Niro) and Henry “Razor” Sharp (Stallone), each have with their own reasons for climbing back into the ring and completing their final bout. 278 more words