Goodfellas (1990)

Director: Martin ScorseseMV5BNThjMzczMjctZmIwOC00NTQ4LWJhZWItZDdhNTk5ZTdiMWFlXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyNDYyMDk5MTU@._V1_UX182_CR0,0,182,268_AL_

Writer: Nicholas Pileggi

Starring: Robert DeNiro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci

Description: The Oscar winning bio/crime/drama that follows mob member Henry Hill (Ray Liotta) and his associates (Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci) from the time period 1955-1980. This is some of the best work from Martin Scorsese, and without a doubt the best mafia film since The Godfather. Misguided loyalty, greed, murder and it’s all based on a true story.

Rating: 9.5 / 10

Other noteable cast: Paul Sorvino, Frank Vincent, Mike Starr

Favorite quote: Paulie may have moved slow, but it was only because Paulie didn’t have to move for anybody.

Recommended audience: 18+

Into The White (2012)

Director: Petter Næss220px-Into_The_White_Official_Poster

Writer: Ole Meldgaard, Dave Mango

Starring: Florian Lukas, Stig Hoff, David Kross, Lachlan Nieboer, Rupert Grint

Description:  Bio/drama/history about a group of German and British aircraft pilots who shot eachother down during WW2. Both sides surviving their crash, they are stuck taking shelter in the same cabin during a cold Norwegian winter. The movie is based on a real event, and it provides insight to how things were during WW2. Realistic, tense, interesting and mind-opening.

Rating: 7.1 / 10

Other noteable cast: N/A

Favorite quote: Food rule number one: If it’s full of vitamins, it tastes like shit.

Recommended audience: 13+

The Big Short (2015)

Director: Adam MckayThe_Big_Short_teaser_poster

Writer: Charles Randolph, Adam Mckay

Starring: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt

Description: Oscar winning bio/drama/comedy about the housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s. This movie managed to make economy fun and understandable. Brilliant cast, funny, unique and educational.

Rating: 7.7 / 10

Other noteable cast: Tracy Letts

Favorite quote: Truth is like poetry, and most people fucking hate poetry.”

Recommended audience: 20+