“Do I Amuse You?”
Yes you do Joe Pesci! Along with the rest of this crime film’s cast of characters.
American Film Institutes Ranking: #94/100
Awards: Nominated for Best Picture, Adapted Screenplay, Actor and Actress with Joe Pesci winning Best Actor.
Finally, a contemporary movie to review! I actually know some of these guys.
GoodFellas is a great crime film with plenty of gore, curse words and crude behavior. The long scope of its timeline allows you to dive deep into the intricacies of being involved in the mob, following Henry Hill from an outsider admirer, to being one of its main players, to the ultimate down fall.
The arc is bittersweet, almost feeling sorry for the unfortunate endings of the depraved characters you somehow become attached to.