"As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster. To me,being a gangster was better than being president of the United States."
So says Henry Hill in the opening moments of Martin Scorsese's "Goodfellas",a movie about the tradecraft and culture of organized crime...
Martin Scorsese explores the life of organized crime with his gritty, kinetic adaptation of Nicolas Pileggi's best-selling Wiseguy, the true-life account of mobster and FBI informant Henry Hill. Set t... read more
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October 17, 2012
Career criminal Henry Hill reminisces upon his life of crime in this true life story based on an actual FBI case. Goodfellas is the perfect film. It has the perfect blend of drama, gritty violence and humour as we see the dark side of the American dream played out over 25 years o...
September 16, 2012
GoodFellas is the kind of mob movie we rarely ever come across. Not until 2006 did we get another just as well-made American crime thriller about a Europe-based mob. Incidentally, Scorsese directed that feat as well, but especially after seeing the mastermind he proved himself ...
August 16, 2012
Arguably the greatest crime film ever made, and in my opinion it is. Very impressed with the portrayal of Henry Hill's infamous life. There's not a dull moment and the fact that it's a true story makes it all the more interesting. The acting is top-notch; the characters are what ...
June 27, 2012
A brilliant tale of every stage of Italian-American mob life. The world is a better place for having a filmmaker like Scorsese.
March 10, 2012
One of the best mobster/crime movies of all time. Joe Pesci is phenomenal. Robert De Niro is incredible as always. Everything is meticulously detailed. Incredible movie.
February 21, 2012
The fascinating tale about the ascension and fall of an ambitious gangster, told in a brutal and realistic way by Martin Scorsese. An all-time classic, perfectly directed and edited, with many memorable moments and a remarkable performance by Joe Pesci, who steals the show.
February 15, 2012
Masterfully directed crime epic, by one of the world's most ingenious story-tellers, Martin Scorsese. Spanning across several decades, this stellarly crafted biopic invites us to an exclusive sphere of luxury and extreme violence, where everything can and does happen. For me, thi...
January 7, 2012
Interesting, flawed and overrated film that is far from Scorseses best. It still manages to keep you hooked and has great eye on details.
December 13, 2011
For many, this is the best film ever made and it certainly ranks as one of director Martin Scorsese's finest moments. Personally, "Raging Bull" would be my favourite but there's no denying the abundant brilliance throughout this. Scorsese is on comfortable ground here and it show...