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Mean Streets

Interview: Griffin Dunne and The Discoverers

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.15.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's been a while since someone offered Griffin Dunne the chance to be the star of a movie. Or at least one that he wanted to star in. So when Justin Schwarz approached him with The Discoverers, Dunne was ready to say yes -- and is glad he did.

Harvey Keitel, Jewish Tough Guy, Turns 75

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 05.13.2014 | Entertainment
Robert David Jaffee

With the map of Brooklyn etched on his craggy face, Keitel exudes and epitomizes the borough that is known for its pugnacity. He joined the Marines as a teenager, and as an actor he has played tough guys since his debut in Martin Scorsese's Who's That Knocking at My Door?

Commentary: Are the '70s Movies Overrated?

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Lists of the greatest this or the best that are provocations and nothing more. Whether it's a critic offering his 10-best list of films (or books ...

More Good Fellas, One Lucky Lo Fan, and Two Cool Cops

Binky Philips | Posted 10.21.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

As he lay in his Cardiac ICU room, with his doctor hovering over him, my father opened his eyes, looked up at his gerontologist and declared in a Jame...

Not So Mean Streets?

Saskia Miller | Posted 06.15.2011 | New York
Saskia Miller

You could argue for the abundant new-found charm, there's not much edge. While that's in many ways a good thing, are gentrified neighborhoods like Nolita losing their capability for continued cultural and entrepreneurial renewal?

HuffPost Review: Little Fockers

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The law of diminishing returns is a law for a reason. And nowhere are the returns more diminished than Little Fockers, the third film in a series that began in 2000. With this one, they've barely bothered with a plot.

Best Movies By Farr -- Celebrating Pacino and De Niro

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Ultimately, it's tough to call just who is the finer actor, or bigger star. Personally, I give the edge to De Niro.

Kent Wakeford: Redefining American Cinematography In "Mean Streets"

Susan Angard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

This article explores the breakthrough visual cinematography of the motion picture "Mean Streets" shot by renowned cinematographer Kent Wakeford and d...

The Best Scorsese Movies by Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

More than any other director I can think of, Scorsese is totally, 100% committed to the art of cinema, the classic example of someone doing what he's best at and what he loves. This is a man gloriously consumed by film.