In the 1960s, a groundbreaking approach to filmmaking emerged that would forever alter the course of cinema. Dubbed the “New Hollywood” movement, this was a period of transition when upstart talents arose to challenge and change the parameters of the…Read more →
“The Beatles: Get Back” and More Unmissable New Releases!
From music to mystery, TV to thrillers, the latest batch of new releases has a bit of something for every taste. Join us as we present this look at what incredible titles are hitting physical media this week! The Beatles:…Read more →
For this latest Create-A-Caption we are having some fun with Martin Scorsese‘s 1990 masterpiece Goodfellas. Based on Nicholas Pileggi’s book “Wiseguy,” this violent and darkly funny gangster epic chronicles 25 years in the Mafia with real-life mobster Henry Hill (Ray…Read more →
Poll: Who’s Your Favorite Joe Pesci Character?
For this week’s poll, we are celebrating one of our greatest character actors: Joe Pesci. From Raging Bull to Home Alone to Goodfellas (for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor) to My Cousin Vinny to his…Read more →
There’s Plenty of New Releases Worth Seeing, Including “The Invisible Man”
It’s fitting that the summer is unofficially underway, as the new releases are heating up. Cult flicks, recent theatrical efforts, and classics from the golden age of Hollywood are all showcased this week. Take a look at what releases you’ll…Read more →
Poll: What’s Your Favorite Martin Scorsese Film?
Mean Streets. Raging Bull. Taxi Driver. Goodfellas. The Departed. These are but a mere sampling of the many classic films of Martin Scorsese. With so many impactful motion pictures under his belt, he has become arguably the most beloved director…Read more →
With apologies to any fans of The Godfather Part II out there, my all-time favorite mob movie is Goodfellas. Director Martin Scorsese‘s epic 1990 biopic of famed mobster-turned-informant Henry Hill (a never better Ray Liotta) chronicles the highs and lows…Read more →
Robert De Niro Turns 75: Share Your Thoughts on the Film Legend
Actor, icon, and global treasure Robert De Niro turns 75 today. Has there been a more talented master of his field in contemporary Hollywood than De Niro? It seems unlikely. Looking over his filmography is like getting a refresher course…Read more →
How Many of These Recent DVDs and Blu-rays Have You Seen?
Whoosh! The minutes, hours, and days fly by so quickly in our fast-paced society that free time is as at premium. If you are a regular MovieFanFare reader, it’s probably a safe assumption that you enjoy watching films during your…Read more →
Happy 75th Birthday to Martin Scorsese!
There’s not a week that goes by that we don’t think about the work of Martin Scorsese. (In fact, our current poll is about what is arguably the director’s most entertaining film, Goodfellas). When Scorsese first exploded onto the scene…Read more →