Tag Archives: Nicholas Pileggi

James Bond 23 starts soon

HollywoodNews.com: George Clooney might have really been called The Manchurian Candidate last night. He was in China, while New York A-listers got an advance screening of his new– and very well done– film, “The Ides of March.” NBC News’ Brian Williams brought a gang including Rome Hartman, producer of his[...]

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[...]

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[...]