What Jimmy Breslin and Pete Hamill Can Still Teach a New Generation of Journalists (Guest Blog)

It’s been quite a week for the fourth estate, or the enemy of the people, depending on your viewpoint. Most notably, BuzzFeed has had a bipolar ride and NBC’s Savannah Guthrie took heat for being ...

Three Of The Best TV Shows Set In Casinos

The casino. The place we go to have fun, spend some money, possibly have some drinks and party until the small hours. It is a business that has been around for decades, and it comes as no small ...

Antoine Fuqua on Clearing Paths for Black Filmmakers, Taking Denzel International

Antoine Fuqua on Clearing Paths for Black Filmmakers, Taking Denzel International Locarno, Switzerland — Originally announced as a movie re-teaming, post “Southpaw,” Antoine Fuqua and Jake Gyllenhaal’s “The Man Who Made It Snow” is now set up at Epix as a limited TV series, Fuqua ...

Antoine Fuqua to direct The Street

Deadline has revealed that Antoine Fuqua has signed on to direct The Street, a new thriller from Goodfellas screenwriter Nicholas Pileggi. Plot details on The Street are being kept under wraps, but ...

Antoine Fuqua to direct The Street from Goodfellas writer Nicholas Pileggi

Antoine Fuqua certainly seems to be keeping himself busy as he's added yet another project to his upcoming slate. Deadline reports that the director has made a deal to take the helm of The Street, ...

Antoine Fuqua To Direct Nicholas Pileggi-Scripted ‘The Street’ for Tooley Entertainment, eOne, Pressman Films

Antoine Fuqua To Direct Nicholas Pileggi-Scripted ‘The Street’ for Tooley Entertainment, eOne, Pressman Films Exclusive: Antoine Fuqua has made a deal to direct The Street, which Goodfellas scribe Nicholas Pileggi is writing for Tooley Entertainment, eOne and Pressman Films. Pic is a thriller set against the ...

The Top Five Songs From the “Goodfellas” Soundrack

Mob classic “Goodfellas” came out in 1990. Martin Scorses’ adaptation of Nicholas Pileggi’s book “Wiseguy” tells the story of real life mob associate Henry Hill and his life in the mob from 1955 to ...

Author Erin Carlson on Her New Book “I’ll Have What She’s Having” and the Legacy of Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron died in 2012, at the age of 71, but she left an indelible mark on the world as one of the most influential voices of our time. She left behind a strong legacy and continues to inspire new ...

Scorsese’s classic Casino based on real-life events

Martin Scorsese’s 1995 film Casino was a fantastic example of the American’s screenwriting and film-making abilities. With the help of Nicholas Pileggi, and inspired by Pileggi’s book, Casino does a ...

Top 5 Movies based on casino and their box office earnings

The tale of an impulsive gambler struggling to win never makes a bad story line. Casinos and gambling have remained one of the best themes upon which enthusiastic filmmakers base their plot on. ...

Famous TV shows set in the casinos of Las Vegas

There is just 424 kilometres between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, so its no surprise that the so-called ‘Sin City’ has attracted many TV shows to the bright lights of the city over the years. We all ...

American Cinematheque Unveils Three-Day Tribute to Iconic Filmmaker Irwin Winkler

American Cinematheque Unveils Three-Day Tribute to Iconic Filmmaker Irwin Winkler Los Angeles’ American Cinematheque has announced it will host “A Tribute to Irwin Winkler,” celebrating the legendary filmmaker whose frequent collaborations with Martin Scorsese have led to several ...

Casting: Bennett, Celaya, Gisondo, Landberg

Thank You for Your Service Haley Bennett ("The Equalizer") is in talks to play a love interest of Miles Teller in Jason Hall's post-traumatic stress disorder drama "Thank You for Your Service" for ...

'Goodfellas': 25 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Scorsese's Masterpiece

"I want people to get infuriated by it," Martin Scorsese said of his initial impulse in making "Goodfellas." "I wanted to seduce everyone into the movie and into the style. And then just take them ...

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon interview: Me And Earl, Glee, Scorsese

With his new movie Me And Earl And The Dying Girl in cinemas soon, we talk to director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon about Glee, Scorsese and more... The 'overnight success' is a familiar enough narrative in ...

How Martin Scorsese inspired the best teen movie of 2015

How Martin Scorsese inspired the best teen movie of 2015 Imagine Martin Scorsese directing a script by John Hughes and you've pretty much landed on the best teen movie of 2015, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl. A moving and funny coming-of-age story about a ...

The Ultimate Gangster Collection: Casino Edition

The quality of the features offered in this selection lends well to the nature of the ultimate characterization. The films included in this selection are American Gangster, Scarface, Casino, Carlito’s ...

The Ultimate Gangster Collection: Casino Edition

The quality of the features offered in this selection lends well to the nature of the ultimate characterization. The films included in this selection are American Gangster, Scarface, Casino, Carlito’s ...

Funny How? AMC celebrates the “Goodfellas” 25th anniversary

Also See: Whack jobs: AMC’s “The Making of the Mob: New York” Martin Scorsese’s classic Goodfellas gets a special 25th anniversary airing June 15 at 7pm Et/Pt to kick off AMC’s Mob Mondays. Wise up on ...

Interview: Director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon of ‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’

Chicago – In my second meeting with director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, I was struck by his almost child-like wonder regarding his breakout film, “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.” Gomez-Rejon bleeds ...

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