The Magic of Movies

"I think cinema, movies, and magic have always been closely associated. The very earliest people who made film were magicians." -Francis Ford Coppola

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Ray Liotta and Lorraine Bracco in a promotional still for Goodfellas, 1990

leonardodicrapio:

Ray Liotta and Lorraine Bracco in a promotional still for Goodfellas, 1990

(via filmsaremything)

'There's a place where you can take refuge. A place inside you, a place to which no one else has access, a place that no one can destroy.” Elena Anaya and Antonio Banderas in The Skin I Live In

"The more sensitive you are, the more likely you are to be brutalized, develop scabs and never evolve. Never allow yourself to feel anything because you always feel too much." Happy Birthday Marlon

"You goddamn right. That’s how that shit works: you get your ass in trouble, I get your ass out. That’s my motherfuckin’ job. And I don’t mind telling you, nigga, it’s steady work." Samuel L. Jackson in Jackie Brown with Robert De Niro

"You goddamn right. That’s how that shit works: you get your ass in trouble, I get your ass out. That’s my motherfuckin’ job. And I don’t mind telling you, nigga, it’s steady work." Samuel L. Jackson in Jackie Brown with Robert De Niro

Michele Mercier in Angélique, Marquise des Anges, 1964

Michele Mercier in Angélique, Marquise des Anges, 1964

"It may be my rather puritanical upbringing at odds with my inborn laziness that makes me feel guilty at the end of the day, unless I am able to point at some achievement. But this need be no more impressive than cooking a meal or going for a long walk." Ian Mckellen

"It may be my rather puritanical upbringing at odds with my inborn laziness that makes me feel guilty at the end of the day, unless I am able to point at some achievement. But this need be no more impressive than cooking a meal or going for a long walk." Ian Mckellen

"You can spend a bit of yourself when you give yourself to a character. At the end of a job, you have to remind yourself who and what you are." Richard Armitage
"You know, we always called each other good fellas. Like you said to, uh, somebody. You’re gonna like this guy. He’s all right. He’s a good fella. He’s one of us. You understand? We were good fellas. Wiseguys." Ray Liotta with Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci in Goodfellas

"You know, we always called each other good fellas. Like you said to, uh, somebody. You’re gonna like this guy. He’s all right. He’s a good fella. He’s one of us. You understand? We were good fellas. Wiseguys." Ray Liotta with Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci in Goodfellas

Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday

"Actresses go on for a long time and there are always marvelous parts to play." Happy Birthday to the marvelous Vivien Leigh!

"You work to express the piece because you believe the piece has value and that can be communicated to other people who will see something new of life because of it. You must believe that it will in some small or big way make a difference to their lives." Timothy Dalton
"In this country, you gotta make the money first. Then when you get the money, you get the power. Then when you get the power, then you get the women." Al Pacino in Scarface
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The Age of Innocence (1993) - Directed by Martin Scorsese

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The Age of Innocence (1993) - Directed by Martin Scorsese

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"The days go on and on… they don’t end. All my life needed was a sense of someplace to go. I don’t believe that one should devote his life to morbid self-attention, I believe that one should become a person like other people" Robert De Niro in Taxi Driver