Goodfellas or Casino

Which was the better Scorcese Movie?


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Haggis

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May 16, 2013
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Objectively, Goodfellas is better. I think I prefer Casino, though. I like the visual style better, I love Geri, and it's something a bit different.

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AntG

Scaredy Bat
Nov 16, 2012
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Lancashire
Goodfellas

Not the biggest fan of mob films to be honest, Godfather 1 and 2 are immense then there's a massive gap down to the next best gangster film which is Once Upon a Time in America.
 

Pedderrs

Starspawn
Jun 1, 2012
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I prefer Goodfellas by a large margin. The characterisations are less frustrating. I found watching Henry and Karen at odds so much more compelling and entertaining than Ace continually being made a fool of by that loathsome creature Ginger. It's not entertaining to me, it's frustrating and tedious.
 

Masters

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May 20, 2013
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I prefer Goodfellas by a large margin. The characterisations are less frustrating. I found watching Henry and Karen at odds so much more compelling and entertaining than Ace continually being made a fool of by that loathsome creature Ginger. It's not entertaining to me, it's frustrating and tedious.
Thats why I always suspected people gravitate more towards Goodfellas , because they can't handle the character that was played brilliantly by Stone.

The fact she can elicit such a reaction is testament to her Oscar nominated performance and to how well developed her charterer was. A lot of women how there like her , especially back in those days. The violent ménage à trois she had with Ace and Lester Diamond had more depth and was more authentic than the banality that was Lottia's relationship with the one -dimensional Karen.
 
May 17, 2013
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I prefer Goodfellas by a large margin. The characterisations are less frustrating. I found watching Henry and Karen at odds so much more compelling and entertaining than Ace continually being made a fool of by that loathsome creature Ginger. It's not entertaining to me, it's frustrating and tedious.
Sharon Stone played an annoying cunt in that movie and it made my skin crawl the way De Niro's character put up with her crap over and over again being played the patsy. Hard to have sympathy for a guy who lets himself be used as a footstool over a piece of ass.
 

Masters

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May 20, 2013
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Sharon Stone played an annoying cunt in that movie and it made my skin crawl the way De Niro's character put up with her crap over and over again being played the patsy. Hard to have sympathy for a guy who lets himself be used as a footstool over a piece of ass.
Rothstien put up with nothing. The man equipped a tracking device on her to monitor her whereabouts , he cut her off from funds , he took their child away by brute force. If thats not bad enough he mentally abused her over and over before throwing her down the stairs and onto the street where she lived out her days as a washed up alcoholic.
Most people judge this movie they don't really understand or can't remember
 

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Starspawn
Jun 1, 2012
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Thats why I always suspected people gravitate more towards Goodfellas , because they can't handle the character that was played brilliantly by Stone.

The fact she can elicit such a reaction is testament to her Oscar nominated performance and to how well developed her charterer was. A lot of women how there like her , especially back in those days. The violent ménage à trois she had with Ace and Lester Diamond had more depth and was more authentic than the banality that was Lottia's relationship with the one -dimensional Karen.
How was Karen one dimensional? She could go from sweet to volatile effortlessly whilst always remaining convincing. In fact, I could understand Henry not leaving Karen because she had likable qualities beyond being eye candy. Ginger was a monstrous cunt. All credit to Sharon Stone for being a monstrous cunt on screen, but it still didn't explain why a capable and high functioning character like Ace would put up with her. She wasn't nearly attractive enough to offset the monstrous cuntness.

Rothstien put up with nothing. The man equipped a tracking device on her to monitor her whereabouts , he cut her off from funds , he took their child away by brute force. If thats not bad enough he mentally abused her over and over before throwing her down the stairs and onto the street where she lived out her days as a washed up alcoholic.
Most people judge this movie they don't really understand or can't remember
He put a tracking device in the car belonging to a junkhead who was cheating on him and giving his money away to a pimp. He cut her off from his money, because she was giving it away to a pimp in between fucking him. He took her child away because she was a drug addict and a terrible mother.