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The Realness of the Goodfellas Soundtrack

The Realness of the Goodfellas Soundtrack

Goodfellas is my favorite movie – and no small part of my favor lies in the absolute genius of the soundtrack. There are few films that have used music to such an artistic advantage – off the top of my head, Boogie Nights, Pulp Fiction, Romeo + Juliet, Casino are a few that have only(…)

Levon’s Last Waltz

As you’ve no doubt heard, music legend Levon Helm died yesterday. You probably remember him as the drummer and vocalist of The Band or from his long solo career, but he also had a fruitful acting career, appearing in films like Coal Miner’s Daughter and The Right Stuff. The thing about Levon, for me, is(…)