'Menace II Society' at 30: The racial reason street drama was modeled after 'Goodfellas'
Co-director Allen Hughes cites the double standard between reactions to white and Black violence on screen.
Elizabeth Banks says female action directors are discriminated against, but Ray Liotta gave her the confidence to make 'Cocaine Bear'
Banks credits the late "Goodfellas" star with unwavering support, "When Henry Hill follows you, you can make anything you want."
'Goodfellas' star Ray Liotta dies at 67
The actor died in his sleep while filming in the Dominican Republic.
'Sopranos' star Lorraine Bracco discusses the show's most controversial storyline
'My Big Italian Adventure' star Lorraine Bracco says that Dr. Melfi’s storyline in "The Sopranos" owes more to real life than "Goodfellas."
'Goodfellas' at 30 and 'Casino' at 25: 'Sopranos' stars Michael Imperioli and Steve Schirripa reflect on the Scorsese classics
These two Martin Scorsese crime pictures served as the launching pad for two future stars of David Chase's pioneering HBO mob drama.
‘The Revenant,’ ‘Goodfellas’ and ‘Gladiator’ Reimagined as Musicals by Martin Short and James Corden
On The Late Late Show, James Corden and guest Martin Short turned iconic movies into musicals. Along with the famous “funny how?” scene from Goodfellas, they also took on that intense bear attack from The Revenant. Only their interpretation turned Leonardo DiCaprio’s vicious fight with the bear into a bit of a love story.
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'Vinyl' Review: You Can't Always Get What You Want
Music has always been an animating energy in the cinema of Martin Scorsese, and he is of the age (he’s now 73) to have grown up alongside the evolution of rock & roll. This gives his new HBO series Vinyl, premiering Sunday, the weight of birthright: He can claim this music—from Chuck Berry on through to punk, disco, and rap-which-became-hiphop—as art experienced first-hand, up-close and personal, and has made artful use of it starting with his first major film, 1973’s Mean Streets. Vinyl tells the story of Richie Finestra, played by Bobby Cannavale in full, motor-mouthed glory, his every entrance into a room a brash, Saturday Night Fever stride.
Martin Scorsese’s Awesome Impression of Robert De Niro
Martin Scorsese appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Wednesday night and let everyone in on his favorite Robert De Niro impersonation. Scorsese said that he often uses it in his day-to-day life, as it implies he’s “letting go” but not really. Maybe the next time De Niro stops by The Tonight Show he’ll return the favor and give the audience an impression of Scorsese?