Which real Mafiosos and casinos inspired the story? Which on-screen scenes mimic actual events? Read on to discover five true mob stories behind Casino:
“Goodfellas,” “Casino,” even “Home Alone”… Pesci’s got the mobster routine down cold.
A mobster’s favorite means of control? Violence, which is a staple of gangster culture—and, by extension, mob movies. “Bonnie and Clyde,” “The Godfather”…. Here are 10 of the most gruesome scenes you’ll ever see in movies about the Mafia.
We’ve already talked about ten movies featuring truly disastrous affairs, but it turns out the consequences of extracurricular romance can get even more twisted! They say cheaters never prosper, but the results of infidelity in these ten flicks (“American Beauty” or “Jarhead,” anyone?) go way beyond bad karma.
“Antichrist,” “Buried,” “Dirty Harry” … the characters in these movies all have a terrifying story to delve into – they’ve all been buried alive.
This week’s assortment of celluloid delights begins tonight with Liev Schreiber’s directorial debut and continues with the seminal David Lynch road movie, a foul-mouthed British political parody, a profile of a sexy French coed, and Martin Scorsese doing what he does best. Sit back and enjoy the ride, because this road’s gonna take you anywhere you want to go.
If you’re thinking of robbing a casino, I’ve got some bad news. The odds are against you. Even the casino heists in movies sometimes end up going awry. But, what about Bob? Bob Montagnet, that is, Nick Nolte’s over-the-hill thief whose got his eyes on a French casino in THE GOOD THIEF, airing on Saturday at 8P, and throughout the month, on Sundance Channel.