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Arrests Made in Lufthansa Heist That Inspired 'Goodfellas'

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Jan 23rd, 2014 7:00PM

Warner Brothers/courtesy Everett Collection The case of a notorious 1978 heist at New York's John F. Kennedy airport that inspired a plotline in Martin Scorsese's "Goodfellas" got a huge break on...

Henry Hill Dead: 'Goodfellas' Inspiration Dies At 69

Posted by
Eric Larnick on Jun 13th, 2012 10:45AM

Henry Hill, the real-life inspiration for Ray Liotta's character in "Goodfellas," has died at the age of 69. Hill's fiance and manager, Lisa Caserta, told CBS that Hill passed away in a Los Angeles...

'Around the Horn' 'Goodfellas' Montage: Tony Reali Commemorates Anniversary

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Nov 4th, 2011 11:00AM

On Nov. 4, 2002, ESPN debuted 'Around the Horn'; nine years later, 'Horn' is such a zeitgeist-penetrating chat show that not only did MSNBC co-opt its format for '1600 Pennsylvania Avenue,' but...

Edgar Wright's Gun Fetish Montage -- From VHS Tapes (VIDEO)

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Apr 6th, 2011 3:00PM

Before Edgar Wright paid homage to the nerdy universe he loves in 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World,' he was stockpiling his favorite film moments on VHS and editing the living daylights out of them....

Oscar's Biggest Upsets: 16 Jaw-Dropping Moments in Academy Awards History

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Feb 24th, 2011 6:00AM

What would the Oscars be without big surprises? It seems every Academy Awards show throughout history has had memorable upsets. When an actor or a film seems like the frontrunner, any...

Framed: Goodfellas

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Oct 7th, 2010 8:32PM

Welcome to Framed, a column at Cinematical that celebrates the artistry of cinema -- one frame at a time. Even though this is a column that focuses on things like cinematography, and the depth...

'GoodFellas' to Become a TV Series?

Posted by
Peter Martin on Sep 23rd, 2010 9:30AM

If you have access to HBO, then chances are you saw one of the best TV shows of the year on Sunday night. The pilot episode of 'Boardwalk Empire,' directed by Martin Scorsese, ripped apart the fabric...

Why 'GoodFellas' Still Kills, 20 Years Later

Posted by
Gary Susman on Sep 14th, 2010 1:00PM

Hard to believe, but 'GoodFellas' wasn't the instant classic it seems like today. Before its release 20 years ago, on Sept. 19, 1990, Martin Scorsese's mob epic screened disastrously for test...

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