movie news – Welcome to the life of the top leader of the Corleone mafia family.
Actor Pesci is said to have grown up on the streets of New Jersey. Maybe that’s why he’s so believable as the ultimate villain Nicky Santoro in casino.
casino is a 1996 film by acclaimed director Martin Scorsese. Nicky Santoro protects the interests, good or bad, of Sam “Ace” Rothstein, played by De Niro.
The latter runs a semi-legitimate casino in Las Vegas. By the way, actress Sharon Stone plays the somewhat unstable partner of De Niro’s character.
It’s a big party. Don Vito Corleone’s daughter is getting married. Not that Mr. Corleone, also called ‘The Godfather’ and played by Marlon Brando, can enjoy it to the fullest.
While the FBI keeps an eye on things, this Godfather spends his daughter’s wedding day primarily completing paperwork and planning extortion. Welcome to the life of the top leader of the American branch of a Sicilian mafia family.
The Godfather Part II
Michael Corleone, played by Pacino, takes over for his father after he ages and passes away. The successor’s task is to provide decisive leadership to his crime family.
De Niro plays the young Brando The Godfatherand show us how Michael’s father rose to power on the streets of New York.
It turns out that, with some practical advice from his father, Michael Corleone is even more chill than his predecessor. Although his father wanted to protect him from this life, he turns out to be the ideal successor to give the family the infamous name he once had. Because family is the most important thing there is.
Michael wants to buy companies for his family to whitewash his criminal past. The question is whether she will succeed.
Pesci, De Niro and Pacino burst off the screen together for perhaps the last time in this film based on the truth about the life of ‘The Irishman’ Frank Sheeran. Sheeran, played by De Niro, is soon recruited as a handyman by mob boss Russell Bufalino, played by Pesci.
The third character in the film is union leader Jimmy Hoffa, played by Pacino. Hoffa was extremely influential as a union leader, but also known for his mob ties, angry outbursts and stubborn character.
Director Scorsese knows how to give characters the most important character traits and let them duel to depth or climax.
Are you curious? The Irishman, The Godfather, The Godfather Part II in casino all four can now be seen on Netflix.