“Ya’ know, we always called each other goodfellas. Like you’d say to somebody, ‘You’re gonna like this guy, he’s alright. He’s a good fella. He’s one of us.’”
— Goodfellas (1990), screenplay Nicholas Pileggi & Martin Scorsese, novel by Nicholas Pileggi
The Daily Dialogue theme for the week is gangster deaths, suggested by Phil Hopersberger, who also suggested Goodfellas.
Trivia: For the famous “Layla” montage, Martin Scorsese actually played the “piano coda” section of the song during the shooting of each scene so that certain bars of the piano piece would match up with certain shots.
Dialogue On Dialogue: Ah, the irony of good fellas… not being good fellas.