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“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

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“Life Itself – A Revealing Portrait of Roger Ebert”

“In the past 25 years I have probably seen 10,000 movies and reviewed 6,000 of them. I have forgotten most of them, I hope, but I remember those worth remembering, and they are all on the same shelf in my … Continue reading

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“Milius: Interesting Documentary about the Writer and Director”

“I try to maintain a certain innocence toward my material. I like to say that I do what I do because I like it and that it’s not preachy. When I try to put my finger on what I have … Continue reading

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“Henry Hill – A ‘Goodfella’ No More, But the Movie Lives On”

“As far back as I can remember I’ve always wanted to be a gangster.” Henry Hill, Brooklyn, N.Y. 1955 Henry Hill was not a product of a screenwriter’s imagination in the Martin Scorsese (Taxi Driver) directed film “Goodfellas.”  Instead, he … Continue reading

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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

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