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Goodfellas (movie)

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  • Oscar Picks: Variety Critics Vote for Their Favorites

    PETER DEBRUGE Peter Debruge @askdebruge BEST PICTURE: "12 Years a Slave." What an incredible lineup! Apart from "American Hustle" (a blatant knockoff of Scorsese's superior, Oscar-unrewarded "Goodfellas") and Scorsese's own equally unwieldy "The Wolf...
  • Oscar's Best-Picture Nominations Surprisingly Risky

    People rarely describe Oscar voters as edgy or daring, citing the best-picture victories of "nice" films like "American in Paris" over "Streetcar Named Desire" or "Dances With Wolves" over "Goodfellas." This year, however, it's Oscar gone wild, with...
  • Suspect arrested in Lufthansa heist made famous in 'Goodfellas'

    An elderly alleged mobster was arrested in New York in connection with the notorious 1978 Lufthansa heist, dramatized by Martin Scorsese in the 1990 film "Goodfellas," according to news outlets including Reuters and Associated Press. The theft of $5...
  • Reputed mobster arrested in 1978 'Goodfellas' Lufthansa heist

    NEW YORK — Prosecutors say Vincent Asaro expected to get rich off the infamous heist of about $6 million in cash and jewels from a Lufthansa vault in 1978, a crime that unleashed a murderous spree by a paranoid mobster and inspired Martin Scorsese's...
  • From 'Titanic' with Buddhist monks to Spielberg in Saudi Arabia

    From 'Titanic' with Buddhist monks to Spielberg in Saudi Arabia
    In a canvas tent in the Himalayan foothills, where winter breaths drifted in the twilight, Tibetan monks, their feet dangling from benches, watched a pirated copy of "Titanic." The diminutive men, camped along a rutted road leading to the Dalai Lama's...
  • Sweeet! New shop gets nostalgic

    Sweeet! New shop gets nostalgic
    If Mark McLaughlin needs a reminder of his time in the television production industry, he only needs to look a few feet to the entertainment-themed signs that decorate the walls of his new Laguna Beach store. McLaughlin made the jump from film to...
  • Reel Critics: Tune meanders in 'Llewyn Davis'

    Reel Critics: Tune meanders in 'Llewyn Davis'
    I've been a fan of the Coen Brothers' eccentric dark humor for many years. Their unique offbeat style is exemplified in noteworthy movies like "Fargo," "The Big Lebowski" and "No Country for Old Men." This time around, they target a much smaller...
  • Film Review: 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

    Even Gordon Gekko looks like a veritable lap dog compared to Jordan Belfort, the self-proclaimed "Wolf of Wall Street" whose coked-up, pill-popping, high-rolling shenanigans made him a multi-millionaire at age 26, a convicted felon a decade later, and a...
  • 3View: Taking Stock of 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

    Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" has drawn mixed reviews -- even among the Variety critics. Here, in addition to Scott Foundas' full review, Justin Chang and Peter Debruge offer competing takes. Justin Chang Score: 7/10 In "The Wolf of Wall...
  • Film Review: 'Grudge Match'

    Having finally sated '80s action buffs with an Arnold Schwarzenegger co-starring vehicle (this year's better-than-it-had-to-be "Escape Plan"), Sylvester Stallone returns to the well of fan fiction by teaming with his onetime iconic-onscreen-pugilist...
  • Review: 'Grudge Match,' with Stallone and De Niro, can't land KO blow

    Few of us will know what it means to have a genuine legacy, something that really needs to be cared for, protected, regarded. Performers such as Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone must know that issue all too well, each having created a coterie of...