Why is the movie casino so good?

Is Casino a great movie?

Casino is a very good film. If you’re at all interested in gangster/mafia films, or if you’re at all a fan of director/co-writer Martin Scorsese, novelist/co-writer Nicholas Pileggi, or actors Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Sharon Stone or James Woods, then Casino is without a doubt a must-see.

Which is Better Casino or Goodfellas?

Goodfellas is often heralded as one of the very best crime films ever, or simply one of the best films ever. It sits comfortably as the 17th highest rated film on IMDB, whereas Casino does a decent job at 143.

How violent is the movie Casino?

A man gets briefly injured in a car bombing. Some blood is on his face and his arm is completely burned. This is an extremely violent film. In fact, this is Martin Scorsese’s most violent film.

Is Goodfellas a violent movie?

Several scenes of violence but no gore is shown. However, it can still be graphic and lots of blood is often shown. One character is something of a loose cannon and violence usually occurs around him.

What happened to Lefty Rosenthal’s wife?

Her involvement with criminal activity in Las Vegas, along with that of her husband Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal, was chronicled in Martin Scorsese’s film Casino (1995).

Geri McGee
Died November 9, 1982 (aged 46) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Cause of death Accidental drug overdose
Resting place Mount Sinai Memorial Park
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Was Lester Diamond a real person?

Many parts of this movie are based on actual events and real people. One of the characters in the movie played by James Woods is Lester Diamond, Sharon Stone’s boyfriend. Lester Diamond in real life was my longtime friend, John Hicks, son of gaming pioneer Marion Hicks.