Tag Archives: harvey keitel

“The Irishman”

The beginning of the compelling and engrossing movie “The Irishman,” opens with a long tracking shot, through an assisted living facility, as the 1956 song “In the Still of the Night” by “The Five Satins” plays, before the camera focuses … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

“De Niro’s & Scorsese’s first teaming, “Mean Streets,” is must see viewing for serious movie fans.”

The movie “Mean Streets” was not only a landmark film in both the careers of Academy Award winning director Martin Scorsese (Casino) and two time Academy Award winning actor Robert De Niro (The Godfather: Part II), but it was also … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

“From Dusk Till Dawn – The Series”

The series “From Dusk Till Dawn,” does initially follow the plot of the cult classic film, directed by Robert Rodriguez (Sin City), and written by Academy Award and Golden Globe winner, Quentin Tarantino (Pulp Fiction), based on a story by … Continue reading

Posted in TV Series | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

“The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Quirky characters, vibrant colors, an intricate prison escape and quick witted dialogue, are several of the things that are featured in the film “The Grand Budapest Hotel.” The movie premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival on February 6, 2014. … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

“From Dusk Till Dawn”

During the first part of the entertaining, and genre shifting, 108 minute, Robert Rodriguez (Machete) directed film, “From Dusk Till Dawn,” a viewer would think they would be in for a gritty, action and crime drama movie. At the heart … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

“Director Toback’s Movie ‘Fingers’ Was Almost Never Made”

After almost a decade of work in the theater, as well as the occasional film and television roles in the late 1960’s, which went largely uncredited, except for his role in the Martin Scorsese film, “Who’s That Knocking at My … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Scorsese’s Taxi Driver New On Blu-Ray

Take a ride on the dark side with Robert DeNiro’s Character Travis Bickle   I grew up in Nassau County, Long Island. Numerous times over the years when I wanted to escape the suburbs for a more frenetic paced evening, … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment