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Play It Again – Bugsy

­­ By Simon Miraudo August 20, 2013 Play It Again is a weekly feature in which our classic-film connoisseurs revisit a revered motion picture from the annals of movie history, to see if it holds up… or if it has aged terribly. And yes, it takes its name from a famously misquoted Casablanca line (hey, […]

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DiCaprio and Scorsese remaking The Gambler; original screenwriter saddened by “disrespect”

The creative team behind 2006’s Best Picture winner The Departed – namely director Martin Scorsese, screenwriter William Monahan and star Leonardo DiCaprio – are set to reunite for a remake of the 1974 drama The Gambler, Deadline reports. No doubt studio Paramount is hoping to replicate the success of the trio’s previous re-imagining (The Departed was based […]

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