Tag Archives: Goodfellas

The Hollywood Film Awards Series: Robert De Niro is a veteran actor once again in the awards hunt

Late last week, word spread throughout the industry that legendary actor Robert De Niro was going to be the latest recipient of the Hollywood Career Achievement Award at the 19th edition of the Hollywood Film Awards. This marks just the latest in a long line of honors for De Niro[...]

Heath Ledger: The Top 25 (Best Supporting Actor)

Continuing on with this weekly series I’m doing for the site, we’re in the midst of talking the top 25 Oscar winners in just about every single one of the Academy Award categories. Aside from the shorts and something a bit harder to rank like Best Sound Editing or Mixing[...]

The Best of the Best Movies of the Year!

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: This time, it’s the best of the best. Of course ‘best’ is a subjective term, so you might want to consider these my ‘favorites’. Despite what everyone likes to whine about at the end of every year, 2011 was in fact one of the better[...]

Martin Scorsese eager to make crime thriller “The Snowman” his next film

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo,” a fanciful 3D excursion opening in theaters later this week, is a relative departure for the director who made his bones on brutal crime thrillers. So it’s comforting, in a way, to report that Scorsese will head back to the realm of “Goodfellas” and[...]

It’s Time to Forgive Some Infamous Movie scenes

By Scott Mendelson hollywoodnews.com: As one of the two highest-of-high holy days in the Jewish religion, Yom Kippur basically involves asking forgiveness for the past transgressions against God over the previous year. But arguably as important is Erev Yom Kippur, which is the day before the high holy day, which involves[...]

Joaquin Phoenix wanted for Mafia murder film

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Joaquin Phoenix, semi-retired but on the way back, is being sought for a new movie about Mafia murders. Phil Carlo, the legendary crime writer, has optioned his book, “The Butcher: Anatomy of a Mafia Psychopath,” to New York based Jailbird Productions. Famed “GoodFellas” writer Nicholas Pileggi is penning[...]

Martin Scorsese, Clint Eastwood revisit past successes on DVD

BY SEAN O’CONNELL HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest DVD and Blu-ray releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we recommend: ‘Goodfellas: 20th Anniversary Edition’ As the nation patiently awaits Martin Scorsese’s latest, “Shutter Island,” Warner polishes off one of the director’s greatest, “Goodfellas,” for[...]