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Martin Scorsese: My First Inspiration

Martin Scorsese is, without a doubt, one of the greatest directors working today and one of the greatest directors who ever made a film. I discovered him shortly after discovering Roger Ebert. 75 more words

SMMR 3: The Crying Dog


Today’s Saturday morning film was Goodfellas, whilst I have seen it before, it is a classic. I especially enjoyed Robert de Niro crying after Tommy dies because he sounds like a whimpering dog 😀


Advanced Perspective of Film: A Result of Lighting

I recently wrote an interesting article for school. Prior to this assignment I had watched movies for pure entertainment, upon the completion of this analysis I catch myself unintentionally paying closer attention to the details in films. 482 more words

As far back as I can remember, I've wanted to be a photographer

“Jimmy was the kind of guy who rooted for bad guys in the movies.”


“No more shoe shines, Billy.”

and of course

“As far back as I can remember, I wanted to be a gangster.” 380 more words

Crosswind #1

Fan-favorite creators GAIL SIMONE and CAT STAGGS make their stunning Image debut with this mind-bending new ongoing series!
A slick and ruthless Chicago hitman. A smart but downtrodden Seattle housewife. 26 more words


The Great Train Robbery's parting shot

Jean-Luc Godard felt film-makers should be free to rearrange the beginning, middle and end of their scenarios. In 1903, Edwin S Porter left it to the projectionist. 856 more words

Silent Film

Reflections on "Goodfellas" and "Casino."

There are many reasons why mob movies appeal to the masculine-obsessed and bravado-prone. For one thing, these movies almost always center around characters with unrelenting ambitions to attain the quasi-godly status of the alpha-male, and whose greatest fear is to be seen as a pushover. 669 more words