It is virtually impossible for any individual to hear "Woke up This Morning" by Alabama Three without instantly reminiscing on the groundbreaking show The Sopranos. Consisting of 86 episodes and over six seasons, The Sopranos is considered by many to be one of the greatest television series of all times. Twenty years ago today, on January 10, 1999, a show premiered on HBO that has undoubtedly changed television forever. The show lasted from 1999-2007, but many can agree that it is a series that never gets old.
Martin Scorsese's 1990 film Goodfellas, and series The Sopranos share numerous similarities regarding themes. Several of these include respect, loyalty, family, Italian culture, and the mafia. Not only are many topics corresponding, many of the cast members are identical! Goodfellas and The Sopranos share 27 of the same actors and actresses!
Martin Scorsese is a Sicilian-American who works as a director, producer, film historian, and screenwriter. His career spans over 50 years and many of his films address themes relating to his heritage. The movies he has directed have won many awards and received great critical acclaim. This has earned him the accolade of being one of the most influential filmmakers in cinematic history. Here are five of his best fil
‘The Godfather’ is one of the most famous and popular crime movies of all-time. This 1972 film was co-written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and is based on the novel of the same name by Mario Puzo. The story spans the period between 1945 and 1955 and chronicles the events in the life of a fictional New York crime family. The film starred Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, and Robert Duvall. Here are 10 interesting facts you might not know about this film.
Robert De Niro is one of the most successful Italian-American actors of all time. Although he was born in New York, he holds dual American and Italian citizenship. This award-winning actor has enjoyed a prolific career in the film industry and has played leading roles in many blockbuster movies. Here are five of Robert De Niro’s top movies.
This mob boss and boxer led an interesting life with many ups and downs. Here are some facts about this Italian-American gangster.
Don't mess with Italian girls, no matter what age! Watch this funny commercial from Pepsi, where the bartender ("Pussy" from The Sopranos), gives this little girl the wrong drink!
Written by Lem Dobbs and Leo Rossi, ‘The Life and Death of John Gotti’ is an exciting fact-based drama that relates the life of John Gotti and his son, giving viewers a revealing and intimate insight into the secretive world of the Italian-American Mafia.