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‘Goodfellas’ and ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ Writers Developing Showtime Drama About the Mafia

More than a decade after HBO’s acclaimed mob drama The Sopranos went off the air, Showtime is developing an hour-long drama series of its own about the mafia – and this new show comes from a former Sopranos writer. Terence Winter, who won four Emmys for his work writing The Sopranos, is writing a series […]

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Everything Coming to Netflix in March

Netflix is adding a robust line-up of popular programs to its slate in March.In addition to rom-coms like Matthew Mcconaughey’s “Ghosts of Girlfriend’s Past,” “He’s Just Not That Into You” and “Always a Bridesmaid,” the streamer is also adding a few classics like “Goodfellas” and “The Shawshank Redemption” starring Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins. The […]

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How Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese Assembled Their Legendary ‘The Irishman’ Ensemble

When Robert De Niro convinced Martin Scorsese to make another movie with him for the first time since 1995’s “Casino,” they agreed to assemble the best possible ensemble for the gangster epic “The Irishman.” At a recent AFI Fest tribute, Scorsese said that Al Pacino was “always something unreachable,” but it was De Niro who […]

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‘The Irishman’ Review: Martin Scorsese Reflects On Mortality With a Funny, Melancholy Masterwork

The Irishman opens with a long, one-take tracking shot that feels familiar. One of the most famous film moments of director Martin Scorsese‘s acclaimed career involves the long, one-take tracking shot in Goodfellas, following gangster Henry Hill and girlfriend Karen as they descend through a series of backrooms and basements to work their up way […]

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‘The Irishman’ Official Trailer: Scorsese Gets Epic With Gangsters De Niro, Pesci, and Pacino

Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” is just days away from its world premiere at the New York Film Festival and Netflix is marking the occasion ahead of time by debuting tons of new footage — this time, courtesy of the movie’s official trailer. Scorsese is fully back in gangster movie mode, a genre he has long […]

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Producer Says ‘The Irishman’ Will Look At Toxic Masculinity & Is Not Another ‘Casino’ Or ‘Goodfellas’

Even before fans saw a single image or frame of footage from “The Irishman,” everyone was excited to see what filmmaker Martin Scorsese had planned. The promise of a new crime drama starring previous collaborators such as Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Al Pacino was already enough to make film fans put “The Irishman” […]

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