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Status vanishing with the roll of a dice

Advantages: Superb acting of humanistic characters; flawless direction; compelling topic; meticulous attention to detail
Disadvantages: Too long for some; does not carry as much mass appeal

Sequels are cursed with two stereotypical outcomes; complete failure, or extreme success, wherein it improves on its predecessor in all areas. Goodfellas, despite its flaws, was certainly a great success in film, a cult classic. So when Martin Scorsese ma ...

harlequin21 15.09.2006 · Read full review
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Life on the spin of a wheel

Advantages: Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Joe Pesci
Disadvantages: None

...After coming to the attention of the mob bosses in Chicago for his expertise as a very successful bookmaker, as well as being a loyal work horse, Sam "Ace" Rothstein is dispatched to Las Vegas to utilise his expertise in the mega bucks world of the Casino ...

christianfilmcritic 16.04.2006 · Read full review
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It Was Amateur Night You Could Tell

Advantages: Again A Scorsese Classic
Disadvantages: Again A Little To Violent For Some

...Scorsese does it again, when he brings you the rather appealing mob, he knows there is probably no better story than showing people who had it all, then just as quickly lost it all. Based again on true events, Casino shows you the mob, when it was running ...

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Would the real Goodfellas please stand up?

Advantages: Sharon Stone; as well as De Niro, Pesci and Scorsese; the flow
Disadvantages: Very violent and excessive swearing which may put some people off

The combination of director Martin Scorsese, and actors Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Ray Liotta gave us the excellent Goodfellas, a violent mob thriller that tested friendship and trust to the limit. As a tried and tested combination, this little group h ...

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THE MOB HITS VEGAS

Advantages: DVD improved picture and sound quality
Disadvantages: Lack of extra features

...Casino. If you like thrillers, and gangster films and haven’t seen Casino yet…what have you been doing??? Casino was made back in 1995, and has to be one of the best films made in the 90’s, let alone that year. You will often find the ...

GeoffreyHawkins 10.09.2001 · Read full review
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