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In praise of Joe Pesci, the consummate supporting actor
A new season of films celebrates the co-star of Goodfellas and Home Alone and his ability to do a lot with very little

Jesse Hassenger

11, Jan, 2023 @7:12 AM

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Paul Sorvino obituary
Character actor whose roles ranged from a mafia boss in Goodfellas to a police sergeant in Law & Order

Ryan Gilbey

28, Jul, 2022 @3:12 PM

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Goodfellas actor Paul Sorvino dies at 83
The Brooklyn-bred actor, who played mobster Paulie Cicero in Goodfellas, died of natural causes on Monday

Adrian Horton

25, Jul, 2022 @7:06 PM

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Hollywood bids farewell to three greats united by mafia films and friendship
Tony Sirico, Ray Liotta and James Caan helped to define the modern mob movie

Robin McKie

10, Jul, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Ray Liotta obituary
Actor whose charred handsomeness and mercurial qualities led to magnetic performances in Goodfellas and Something Wild

Ryan Gilbey

27, May, 2022 @4:39 PM

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Interviewing Ray Liotta was a unique experience - he was an actor without pretence
The Many Saints star was impervious to my attempts to butter him up – maybe his lack of air-kissing pretension is what stopped him becoming a leading man after Goodfellas

Hadley Freeman

27, May, 2022 @10:19 AM

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Goodfellas at 30: Martin Scorsese's damning study of masculinity
While the acclaimed 1990 gangster drama has been viewed by some as a bro fantasy, a closer look shows an elegant and brutal dissection of male ego

Guy Lodge

21, Sep, 2020 @3:08 PM

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Who is the best Oscar-winning supporting actor of all time?
Christopher Walken? Joe Pesci? Heath Ledger? Our chief film critic names his champion from the nominees – and reveals who you selected as your winner

Peter Bradshaw

08, Feb, 2018 @1:00 PM

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Road rage finally puts alleged 'Goodfellas' mobster, 82, behind bars
Vincent Asaro, who was cleared of 1978 Lufthansa robbery immortalised in Goodfellas, gets eight years for tracking down and burning motorist’s car

Edward Helmore in New York

29, Dec, 2017 @9:18 PM

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Lorraine Bracco on Goodfellas, therapy, and almost turning down The Sopranos
The star talks about fighting with Martin Scorsese, missing James Gandolfini – and her dad scaring Dustin Hoffman at the Oscars

Danny Leigh

20, Feb, 2017 @7:15 PM

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GoodFellas review – one of Scorsese’s finest
This rerelease of the gangster classic finds the director at the top of his game

Wendy Ide

22, Jan, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Goodfellas review – a brash, menacing hightail through the death of the mob
Scorsese’s 1990 masterpiece zips along with relish, and his acting A-team – De Niro, Pesci, Liotta – are on top form as this brilliant comic nightmare unfolds

Peter Bradshaw

19, Jan, 2017 @10:30 PM

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