Genre Grandeur – Goodfellas (1990)

Check out my post for this month’s Genre Grandeur hosted over at Movierob. The genre is biopics, and with so many great biopics to choose from, I went with good ol’ Goodfellas. Great biopic and a great gangster movie.

If you aren’t already, you should head on over to Movierob’s blog and follow him. He hosts plenty of guest posts, including the Genre Grandeur every month. Next month’s genre is going to be 80’s action flicks (great pick, by the way.)

Thanks, Rob!

Here’s a review by Justine of Justine’s MovieBlog for this month’s Genre Grandeur – Biopics of the Scorsese gangster movie Goodfellas (1990)

Next month’s Genre chosen by Kieron of What About the Twinkie? is 80’s action flicks, so send me the review of your favorite film in that genre by 25th Nov to and I’ll post it.

Let’s see what Justine thought of this movie…


goodfellas_1990Next to The Godfather trilogy, I’d say that Goodfellas is one of the greatest American gangster movies ever made. When I think of it that way, I almost forget that unlike The Godfather, it’s not just a gangster movie, it’s a biopic on the life of a real man, Henry Hill. Hill was an associate of the Lucchese crime family in New York City. He became well known for being a rat, giving up his friends to the FBI and testifying against…

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