Director: Martin Scorsese
1990, 146, R
Screenwriter: Scorsese and Nicholas Pileggi, based on Pileggi’s Wiseguy.
Cast: Ray Liotta, Lorraine Bracco, Robert DeNiro, Joe Pesci, Paul Sorvino, and Michael Imperioli as Spider.
Martin Scorsese’s 1990 masterpiece with an all-star cast returns to Cinestudio in a brand new 4k restoration. Funny, brutal, and honest, Goodfellas never shies away from the realities of the New York mob. Ray Liotta stars as Henry Hill, an Irish/Italian kid who dreams of being “somebody in a neighborhood of nobodies.” All he has to do is be schooled by his mafia mentors (the brilliant Joe Pesci, Robert DeNiro and Paul Sorvino) – and forget about morality. As Liotta’s wife, Lorraine Bracco is at his side in a journey from the high life to coked-out paranoia –a million miles from her role as the buttoned-up Dr. Melfi in The Sopranos. Don’t miss a rare chance to see Goodfellas as it was created to be seen – in a cinema on the big screen!”
“NO FINER FILM HAS EVER BEEN MADE ABOUT ORGANIZED CRIME — NOT EVEN THE GODFATHER!” – Roger Ebert
“THE MOST IMPORTANT MOVIE OF THE LAST 25 YEARS! Scorsese’s best, as well as his most culture-changing effort, in a sizzlingly colorful new restoration.” – Josh Rothkopf, Time Out New York
“Looks and sounds as if it must be absolutely authentic. It’s not just the New York settings, or the barrooms and diners and nightclubs in which the guys hang out. It isn’t even the throwaway bits of sociology the audience hears.”– Vincent Canby, The New York Time