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Goodfellas [Blu-ray] (Bilingual)

Robert De Niro , Ray Liotta , Martin Scorsese    R (Restricted)   Blu-ray
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Martin Scorsese's 1990 masterpiece GoodFellas immortalises the hilarious, horrifying life of actual gangster Henry Hill (Ray Liotta), from his teen years on the streets of New York to his anonymous exile under the Witness Protection Program. The director's kinetic style is perfect for recounting Hill's ruthless rise to power in the 1950s as well as his drugged-out fall in the late 1970s; in fact, no one has ever rendered the mental dislocation of cocaine better than Scorsese. Scorsese uses period music perfectly, not just to summon a particular time but to set a precise mood. GoodFellas is at least as good as The Godfather without being in the least derivative of it. Joe Pesci's psycho improvisation of Mobster Tommy DeVito ignited Pesci as a star, Lorraine Bracco scores the performance of her life as the love of Hill's life, and every supporting role, from Paul Sorvino to Robert De Niro, is a miracle. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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5.0 out of 5 stars FOR HE'S A JOLLY GOODFELLA... Nov. 26 2007
By Lawyeraau TOP 100 REVIEWER
Format:DVD
This is simply a great mob movie. Based upon the best selling book, "Wiseguy", by Nicholas Pileggi, it traces the rise and fall of "gansta" wannabe turned government informant, Henry Hill. Skillfully directed by Martin Scorsese, this film with its all star cast, megawatt performances, and period music soundtrack packs quite a wallop to the senses. Named 1990's best film by the Los Angeles, New York, and National Society of Film Critics, it garnered six Academy Award nominations and earned Joe Pesci an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

In the 1950s, a preteen Henry Hill (Christopher Serrone) began his career as a "gansta" wannabe on the mean streets of East New York, where a small Italian American community thrived. Working with Paul Cicero's (Paul Sorvino's) crew, he worked his way up, doing the penny ante, gofer stuff, until he began more heavy duty involvement. As a young man, Henry Hill (Ray Liotta) took to his life in the underworld like a fish takes to water. He married a nice, jewish girl whom he turned into a shrewish girl, as he lived the life he wanted. His wife, Karen (Lorraine Bracco), also became entranced by the perks available to a mobster

Henry teamed up with Jimmy "The Gent" Conway (Robert DeNiro) and Tommy DeVito (Joe Pesci). Together they stole, lied, cheated, and killed their way through life, until they got wacked or got caught. When Henry, against the express advice of Paul Cicero, got involved with Jimmy in the 1970s cocaine drug trade, it was the beginning of the end for him and Jimmy. The film skillfully chronicles the rise and fall of Henry Hill from wiseguy to goverment informant in the witness protection program..
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Movie... One Of my favorite mobster movies Oct. 24 2006
Format:DVD
This is one of my most favorite Scorsese films. His camera work is magnificent and so is the soundtrack. The actors are briliant. What I loved most about this film was that you learn more about mafia life than you do in anyother mob film. Even "The Godfather" Many great modern directors have used this film as a guide line because of how perfect it is. I highly recomend this movie to anyone.

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By Jenny J.J.I. TOP 500 REVIEWER
Format:DVD
Scorcese & Pileggi's masterpiece on the life of Henry Hill as a Brooklyn NY mob wise-guy is great film. While not my favorite Martin Scorsese movie it is a stunning achievement, and one of his very best movies.

As much as the true events of Henry's life have more than likely been dramatized and glamorized to a certain extent, the essence of this film in my observation is that it is still a brilliantly damning portrayal of the characters and lifestyle of mobsters.

The sham of the Mafiosi is exposed - preaching loyalty, respect & principles - but when it comes down to it they are just two-bit criminals that'll stab each other in the back for money or power over others. Each of them has an inflated sense of self-worth and stature that comes with being a "wise guy", breeding with it paranoia that others are not giving them the respect they deserve. The story follows Liotta's character from boy to man as he climbs his way up through the ranks of organized crime. We see all the highs and lows of his life and meet a host of very believable and very undesirable characters along the way. It's a film full of memorable scenes whilst remaining much more than the sum of its individual parts at the same time. The film starts as it means to go on - violent, full of profanity, fast paced and very stylish.

The consistently fine acting by the large ensemble cast (both known and unknown), the cinematography, editing, dialogue, is fantastic. Scorsese and co-writer Mitch Pileggi never loses sight of their main goal - to tell a story. And in that it's really hard to beat this movie. As to the actors De Niro is on his usual top form, Ray Liotta is the best he's ever been, and this is Joe Pesci's definitive performance.
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5.0 out of 5 stars I hope that it's not a "flipper" AHHHHHHH! July 15 2004
Format:DVD
This movie is a true classic, but I'm not going to talk about it. There are 413 other reviews that drool about how great Goodfellas is. If you don't know, you are either totally inexperienced with cinema or are living under a rock.
Instead, let's talk about 'features.' The last Goodfellas DVD was a 'flipper,' or a DVD that was so cheap, you had to get up and turn it over half-way through the film. I can accept that I need to turn Lawrence of Arabia over during the intermission, but Goodfellas is comparatively short. It is 2.5 hours long, to be more precise. A 2.5 hour film fits easily onto a single-side DVD with only a mildly-noticable transfer skip. That is the only special feature I want from this new version of the DVD. I'll buy it, just don't make me flip it, God in heaven!
Furthermore, Martin Scorsese has gotten the absolute worst treatment of any director this side of Roger Corman on DVD. Even his last film, Gangs of NY, was subjected to a ridiculous film-ruining stop right in the middle of a love scene that is so abrupt, you have to laugh. Didn't the jack-a$$es who ruined the Goodfellas DVD years before learn their lesson? OK, so Gangs was done by Miramax (the worst company on Earth for DVD quality and price,) but why does this trend have to blight poor Scorsese so terribly. He is one of the greatest living directors, for God's sake! His movies aren't exactly low-profile. The only Scorsese film that has been given a proper treatment is The Last Temptation of Christ, but that was a Criterion, and not a Warner DVD.
That brings me to my final thought. Considering the fact that Warner actually does a great job at releasing quality DVDs with a decent amount of interesting features most of the time, it seems doubly stupid releasing some of their greatest back-catalog titles like a lobotomized afterthought.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great movie! Nice looking steelbook
Great movie! Nice looking steelbook! Loses 1 star for audio quality. The quieter scenes were too quiet which forced me to turn the volume up.... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Marcus
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Good!
Published 1 month ago by June L Sanders
5.0 out of 5 stars GOOD, BUT MAY BE A LITTLE OUTMODED, OR NOT ?
Bought the DVD to replace a VHS.

A spectacular depiction of the underworld life and mores, with quite many references to real life characters. Read more
Published 3 months ago by R. Paquette
5.0 out of 5 stars Love this movie
Love this movie and the product came quick and it was as if I had bought it from a local movie store. Would recommend to buy it!
Published 4 months ago by sarah
5.0 out of 5 stars Classic, Greatest mob film !
Scorsese at his very best. This is the ultimate mob film to watch! Scorsese is one of the best director ever (Casino, Raging Bull, The Departed, etc. Read more
Published 6 months ago by Luc Rouette
4.0 out of 5 stars Goodfellas
Interesting to see some of the characters from the Sopranos drama series in this movie although the movie lacks depth relacing to OC activities compared to the Sopranos or the... Read more
Published 7 months ago by mary vaughn
4.0 out of 5 stars Still a phenomenal Movie, didn't notice much difference on blu-ray...
Great movie, but it didn't have that great 1080p crisp look that some blu-rays give to older movies, but nothing wrong with it.
Published 8 months ago by AntonyPacker
5.0 out of 5 stars Classic
Everybody needs to see Goodfellas, a classic & excellent movie. Getting it on bluray for 10$ was a good deal.
Published 12 months ago by Philippe Saint-Louis
4.0 out of 5 stars Goodfellas
The plot and cast of were great!!
Never a dull moment
NOT for children:
there are scenes of graphic violence
Published 12 months ago by Theresa Gonsalves
5.0 out of 5 stars WISEGUYS
I read the Nicholas Pileggi ("Henry Hill") book "Wiseguy" when it first came out.

This is the film adaptation. Read more
Published 12 months ago by Jet Lagged
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