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Essay On The Movie Goodfellas

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“For a second I thought I was dead, but when I heard all the noise I knew they were cops. Only cops talked that way. If they had been wiseguys, I wouldn't have heard a thing. I would have been dead” ( Goodfellas 00:50:47-59). This is something that Henry Hill said when he is caught by the police. Before this happened, Henry is trying to get some drugs on an airplane. There were many events that lead up to Henry being detained by the police; he tried selling guns to someone, he made dinner for his friends and family, and then he made a visit to his mistress. While Henry is driving to each place, he is troubled by a helicopter that was following him. Goodfellas is a film that was released in 1990, and the movie was directed by Martin Scorsese. The movie is a popular one by all of the awards that it achieved. It is also based on a true story. The visual elements that are used in this movie affect how the viewers see it. Throughout the movie, the director uses music, camera angles, and lighting to contribute to the overall effect of the movie.
To start, the movie is centered around the character Henry Hill. Henry Hill is a gangster, and he wanted to be one ever since he was a kid. He got a job working with the local gangsters as soon as possible. He kept this away from his parents because he knew that they would not like it. Henry eventually met with the people he would work with, and they were Tommy DeVito and Jimmy Conway. The film progresses by showing all of the events that
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