Written by: Paul D Zimmerman Directed by: Martin Scorsese Starring: Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Sandra Bernhard, Diahnne Abbott & Shelley Hack *The Story * Rupert Pupkin (De Niro) plays a wannabe stand up comedian who idolises celebrity, fame and Jerry Langford (Lewis) a famous television host and comedian. A story of obsession and delusion … Continue reading #167 – The King of Comedy 1982
Written by: John D MacDonald, Wesley Strick, James R Webb Directed by: Martin Scorsese Starring: Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange, Juliette Lewis, Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum & Joe Don Baker * The Story * Cape fear follows the story of Sam Bowden (Nolte) as a defense lawyer who's having marriage troubles with his … Continue reading #162 – Cape Fear (1991)
Written by: Paul Schrader Directed by: Martin Scorsese Starring: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Harvey Keitel, Peter Boyle, Cybill Shepherd & Albert Brooks The story Taxi driver follows Travis Bickle ( De Niro) as a loner who gets a job as a taxi driver. After being discharged from the military, Travis is lost in the … Continue reading #114 – Taxi Driver (1976)
Written by: Nicolas Pileggi & Martin Scorsese Directed by: Martin Scorsese Starring: Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Sharon Stone, Frank Vincent, James Woods, Kevin Pollack & Don Rickles The Story Casino follows Sam Ace Rothstein (De Niro) a professional gambler involved in organised crime through his ability to take most of the risk out of … Continue reading #113 – Casino (1995)
Screenplay by: Martin Scorsese & Nicholas Pileggi Directed by : Martin Scorsese Starring : Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, Frank Vincent, Michael Imperioli & Paul Sorvino The Story Goodfellas is a gangster classic released in 1990, adapted from the novel Wiseguy based on the life on Henry Hill a real life … Continue reading #82 – Goodfellas – A Gangster epic for the ages
Left to right - Joe Pesci, Al Pacino, Martin Scorsese, Harvey Keitel & Robert De Niro Directed by: Martin Scorsese Starring: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Harvey Keitel, Joe Pesci, Ray Romano, Bobby Cannavale, Jesse Plemons and Stephen Graham The film was released in Irish cinemas November 7th with a release to Netflix later in … Continue reading #6 – The Irishman – Scorsese’s still got it baby!