The actor, comedian, musician, Joe Pesci was great in all, a true artist that helped to create reference movies. We mention that in 1999 he announced his retirement from the great scene of the film to continue on the music scene and for a much deserved break to relax. “The Great Hollywood Mafioso” had a more than respectable career, let’s remember the best movies of him.
The film presents Edward Wilson, a student at Yale, the only witness to the murder of his father and a member of Skull and Bones organization. Edward is a young man who was raised in the spirit of honor and discretion, skills that bring him a post at the Office of Strategic Services. The paranoia times of Cold War changes him, over time he come to not trust anyone. The job takes the place of family, and the principles after which he was raised are lost in the darkness of the Cold War.
09. Lethal Weapon 4
Lethal Weapon 4 is a good action movie. Besides the usual chases and fights quite violent, writers have placed the action on Butters officer, played by Chris Rock. If Joe Pesci was not enough, Chris Rock is on the loose in this film and so is born a few scenes in that you just feel the need to enter on the set and give him a few slaps. The man just talks too much.
08. A Bronx Tale
Calogero was a curious young man and an accident is expected to change her life forever. The boy is witness of a shooting, which creates a link between him and Sonny, the big gangster who led the Bronx zone. Calogero’s father did not agree with the relationship of friendship between the two, Sonny was a negative influence for the boy. This makes that the young to grow at the border between two worlds, crime, the honor of the Sonny and a fair-simple and trivial mankind of the father.
07. Lethal Weapon 2
The chatter Martin Riggs (Mel Gibson) and the apparently sober family man Roger Murtaugh (Danny Glover) are teaming up in this second episode of successful Lethal Weapon series, which has at the release date grosse over 147 million dollars. Riggs and Murtaugh are this time after the trails of a respected South African diplomat who rounded his income with narcotics.
06. My Cousin Vinny
Two young who spend their holiday are arrested and charged of murder. Desperate, away from home, the two try to find a solution. To get out of trouble, one of them appeals to a cousin – Vinny, who knows a lawyer. Vinny arrives dressed strange, extravagant and accompanied by his exotic girlfriend. He does not like the prosecutor investigating the case. Moreover, Vinny has not yet been able to win any law suit.
A brilliant movie follows the lives of a group of gangsters in New York. The story is presented over 40 years and is built of memories – flashbacks and time jumps. The action revolves around David “Noodles” Aaronson and his partners Max, Cockeye and Patsy and their present life: The childhood from the 20′s, the years of prohibition in 30′s until 1960.
A mixture of evidence, and speculation about the death of U.S. President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. A lawyer from New Orleans, Jim Garrison, reopen the file and examine very critically the evidence and the conclusions of the FBI. The fact that he sticks his nose where he should not and put many questions that create difficulties for authorities, may bring danger in his life. But he did not stop his research and soon discovers some strange connection with the war from Vietnam.
03. Raging Bull
A film about a man’s anger, the fury of a successful boxer. Jake Lamott (Robert De Niro) takes a constant struggle with himself, in the ring is a successful boxer, almost invincible but in the family can function as a normal person. The violence and jealousy lead his life, Jake still craves after his family’s love. The violence and instinct made him great in boxing but in private life failed. The film Raging Bull is about boxing and about the condition of a man on the border between two very different worlds.
With a story also atypical, Casino Royale, in its more than two hours, maybe a little too long, but clean, with no downtime, with the amount of adrenaline specific for series. Despite the prosecution and the shooting, writers (including Paul Haggis, the author of the famous Crash and Million Dollar Baby) used in the new Bond a surprising dose of romance.
“Goodfellas” is definitely one of the best movies about gangsters… through the way in which Martin Scorsese play in great detail how works this world of gangster, and the cast is a trio of exception: Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Ray Liotta… all these things made from this film a great masterpiece.