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Best Gangster Films of All Time

With the vast array of movie genres available today, people still seem to be drawn to those with a “gangster” theme. Some of the most memorable films ever made can be classified as gangster movies. From the Godfather trilogy to Goodfellas and Casino, we all have our personal favorites. These movies are packed with action, intrigue, suspense, and drama, keeping the viewer on the edge of their seat throughout the entire film. Though most of us may not need a reminder, here are some of the greatest gangster movies of all time:

  1. Goodfellas (1990) – This unforgettable movie stars Robert DeNiro, Ray Liotta, and Joe Pesci, and is directed by Martin Scorsese. The captivating performances, intriguing storyline, and memorable characters make this one of the best gangster movies ever made.
  2. Godfather Trilogy (1972, 1974, 1990) – Arguably the most popular gangster films ever, this trilogy showcases the acting skills of icons such as Marlon Brando, Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino, James Caan, and a host of other talented stars. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola, the movies offer a memorable storyline, outstanding acting, drama, thrills, and a full range of emotions Artists Psychology - Here's an interesting exclusive article Roland d’Humières, 56

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Films to Inspire Travel

Films have the power to shape our perceptions of the world and influence our desire to explore it. Beautiful backdrops can create romantic visions that linger in our minds for years, inspiring us to travel and break the bonds of everyday life An Artist Portrait (Part Two) - This is the Part Two (and final part) of the true life story as artist written by Frank V. Cahoj for our Weblog. (Part One) An Artist Portrait (Part Two) I give an unbelievable amount of credence to these two early periods in my life: one of everlasting creation, one of analysis and disillusionment. The… . Here are a few films, both old and new, that have inspired travel or provided comfort between journeys:

  1. The Mosquito Coast (1986) – Based on Paul Theroux’s bestseller, this film sees Harrison Ford’s disillusioned inventor character move his family to the jungles of Central America, where he builds a village and eventually descends into madness. Filmed in Belize, the movie inspired travels to Nicaragua’s Mosquito Coast.
  2. The Story of Weeping Camel (2003) – A remarkably accurate portrayal of daily life An Artist Portrait (Part Two) - This is the Part Two (and final part) of the true life story as artist written by Frank V. Cahoj for our Weblog. (Part One) An Artist Portrait (Part Two) I give an unbelievable amount of credence to these two early periods in my life: one of everlasting creation, one of analysis and disillusionment. The… among nomads in Mongolia’s South Gobi region, this film captures a moving camel reconciliation ceremony following

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Comedy Composing – Performer Or Writer

[UPDATED] People often find it intriguing that a performer thrives on being in the spotlight, delivering lines on stage, while a writer prefers to remain behind the scenes, allowing someone else to recite their words. So, which role would you rather assume?

A performer should be an extroverted individual who genuinely enjoys making people laugh. Some individuals have this talent Marketing and Music: Is Marketing Really So Powerful That Any Song Can Become Famous? Or Does Talent Still Matter? - Today let's dive into a topic that's been buzzing around a lot: the relationship between marketing and music. We all know that marketing plays a massive role in the music industry, but does it actually hold the power to make any track a hit? Or does talent still stand a chance? First off, let's address… naturally, often finding themselves surrounded by friends as they eagerly share jokes and bring laughter to those around them. However, if you don’t possess this characteristic, don’t despair. Surprisingly, many introverted individuals excel on stage, discovering that a distinct aspect of their personality emerges and takes control in ways they never feel comfortable doing in everyday life An Artist Portrait (Part Two) - This is

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John Travolta Movies: The Dancing And Singing Celebrity

During the 1970s, John Travolta reigned as one of the legendary movie stars with a string of hit films to his credit. However, by the mid-1980s, his initial fame became somewhat dull as he experienced some flop movies. Nevertheless, in 1994, he reemerged and rose from the ashes like a phoenix, reclaiming his position as a versatile actor.

The great actor’s first major hit film was Saturday Night Fever, released in 1977. It brought him fame and glory and earned him the title of a dancing Trance Music - Free Flowing Electronica - Have you ever found yourself dancing in a club, utterly absorbed in the melody, feeling as if the trance music is flowing through you and guiding your body's movements? This is an experience I've had numerous times during carefree nights at local techno clubs I've often wondered which type of techno generates this unforgettable sensation… star. The movie was set against a backdrop of disco nightlife in New York City. This film garnered him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.

In 1994, Travolta underwent a revival by starring in Pulp Fiction. Directed by Quentin Tarantino, the film earned Travolta an Academy Award nomination. The star-studded cast …

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Will Smith Movies

When someone mentions Will Smith movies, the first film that likely comes to mind Self-realization and meditation (yoga for the mind) - Peter Cajander allowed us to publish this part from his book Fragments of Reality. It talks about life from a personal perspective covering areas ranging from self-realization, meditation, stress, happiness, death, and everyday living. Peter is a writer, philosophical thinker, entrepreneur, strategy consultant, business executive, and author to name a few titles. He has been… is Men In Black. This highly entertaining and unique movie has cemented Will Smith as a prominent action star. Typically, his movies involve the good guy chasing the bad elements out of a city or off the planet.

Born Willard Christopher Smith on September 25, 1968, he has graced the silver screen since 1990. He began his acting career Darklands, a Classic RPG - I'll talk about Darklands, a Classic RPG in a moment. April is an excellent month to reflect on how the year is going and whether we have achieved all or some of the goals we set for ourselves (Read - Overcoming Procrastination). It's also a time to assess the overall positive or negative trend of… at a young age, …

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Action Thriller: Tezz

After a less than successful comedy, Rascals, Ajay Devgn returns to the silver screen with Anil Kapoor, Mohanlal, Kangna Ranaut, Sameera Reddy, Zayed Khan, and Boman Irani in an upcoming action thriller called Tezz.

Originally titled Bullet Train, Tezz is about a man who sets out to claim what is rightfully his. Anil Kapoor and Boman Irani play honorable Scotland Yard cops trying to race against time to save a bullet train rigged with bombs. Kangna Ranaut portrays Devgn’s wife, while Sameera Reddy takes on the role of a bar dancer and performs an item number in the film. The Tezz trailer was released on YouTube by Venus Videos and appears quite intriguing.

Anil Kapoor, known for portraying tough cop characters, returns in form in Tezz. His recent success in Hollywood adds to the film’s appeal. What sets Tezz apart is its action sequences, choreographed by Gareth Milne, the stunt coordinator of The Bourne Ultimatum. Will this usher in a new style for Bollywood action films? We’ll find out once the reviews come in.

Shooting in locations like London, Birmingham, and Glasgow must have been enjoyable for the actors, and Tezz boasts exquisite backdrops and the glamour …

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