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Guns and Provolone: Food, booze and wine in Scorsese's "GoodFellas." [Part III]

This is Part III of my essay on food, alcohol and wine depicted in Martin Scorsese's masterpiece, GoodFellas, which I argue are a crucial part of understanding this great film. Part...

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Guns and Provolone: Food, booze and wine in Scorsese's "GoodFellas." [Part II]

This is Part II of my exploration into the culinary (and alcoholic) dimensions of Martin Scorsese's masterpiece, GoodFellas. Part I, which deals with the first third of the film, is here. It...

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Face/Off? The squirrely legend of Mark Hamill's car crash.

This article was originally published on SeanMunger.com in July 2013.

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The header image for this article, of course, is of Mark Hamill, Luke...

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Sunn Classic Pictures: how a rogue movie studio introduced America to fake history.

At the end of the 1970s--I was about seven years old--our family was one of the earliest in our area to get cable TV. Cable was quite a luxury in 1979, and it worked very differently than it does...

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