--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "shempmcgurk" 
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "jim_flanegin" <jflanegi@> 
> wrote:
> >
> > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "shempmcgurk" 
> > <shempmcgurk@> wrote:
> > >
> > > Speaking of movies, I've gotten into "extras" and "special 
> > features" 
> > > on DVDs as of late.
> > > 
> > > If I love a particular movie, I can't get enough of it...and 
> > > anything in addition to "just" the movie satisfies that 
hunger.  
> > So 
> > > whether it's a "director's commentary" over the film or 
> a "Making 
> > > of" documentary or interviews with principals, I will order it 
> > from 
> > > Netflix.
> > > 
> > > Now, that doesn't mean it's always good.  I find that 
sometimes 
> > > whomever is putting together the extras does it in a way just 
to 
> > get 
> > > out product and, like movies in general, extras can suck, too.
> > > 
> > > Recent "extras" DVDs I've recently seen are:
> > > 
> > > - Raging Bull
> > > - Casino
> > > - Goodfellas
> > > 
> > > ...and over the last few days I've just completed the two-disc 
> DVD 
> > > of "The man who fell to earth", by Nicholas Roeg.
> > >
> > 
> > Have you seen 'Heat' with deniro, pacino, ashley judd, and val 
> > kilmer? If not, judging by those three deniro flicks listed, 
> you'll 
> > like it.
> 
> 
> I saw "Heat" in the theatre when it first came out.  I liked it.
> 
> The one thing I didn't like was the "gimmicky" way they had De 
Niro 
> and Pacino "reunited" because it was the first time they had ever 
> appeared on film together, although they had been in the same film 
> before ("Godfather II"). So, this was supposed to be the cool 
thing 
> about "Heat" and I find that this distracted from the movie.
> 
It was a really enjoyable movie, but yesh, little nits to it. I 
personally didn't think DeNiro's girlfriend in the film wasn't his 
type, at all. No edge to her. Suzie Creamcheese all the way. And he 
wasn't here type either.
> > 
> > I read the book 'Casino' and the movie is a scene for scene 
> > adaptation of the book-- all completely factual.
> >
> 
> I've read both "Wiseguy" (upon which "Goodfellas" was based) 
> and "Casino", both by Nicholas Pileggi. Pileggi appears 
prominently 
> in both the "Casino" and "Goodfellas" DVD extras.
>
cool.





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