favorite mob movies » Casino (dir. by Martin Scorsese, 1995)"Back home, they would have put me in jail for what I’m doing. Here, they’re giving me awards."
There’s no question that Martin Scorsese has a deep affinity for the filmmaking greats that have come before him, and better yet, he’s equally passionate
When Jerry Langford is walking down the street, he is stopped by a woman talking on the telephone. When Jerry refuses to talk to someone on the phone, the lady says I hope you get cancer. This incident actually happened to Jerry Lewis. According to Scorsese, Lewis directed this segment himself.
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In the first series of The Sopranos, Tony’s nephew Christopher(Michael Imperioli) shoots a bakery employee in the foot for making him wait. As he leaves, the wounded bread-seller yells, “You shot my foot!” and Chrissy replies, “It happens”. It’s a nod to Imperioli’s character Spider getting shot in the foot by Pesci a decade earlier in Goodfellas.
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