Scorsese and Derrida | How GoodFellas Became Scorsese’s Most Misunderstood Masterpiece

Scorsese (and co-writer Nicholas Pileggi) are less interested in creating heroes than in deconstructing Henry, Tony and the other guys in Goodfellas. Methodically, often making the viewer very uncomfortable, frame by frame, Scorsese visually travels upstream, in his brilliant journey to find the “heroes'” ultimate point of departure.

Like Derrida did.

An Excellent Piece on Goodfellas | TRIBECA

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