Casino: celebrate Joe Pesci’s 80th birthday with this new box set in 4K Ultra HD! – Cinema news

Joe Pesci celebrated his 80th birthday yesterday and there’s no better opportunity to rediscover one of his cult films, “Casino”, in 4K Ultra HD!

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  • Buy Casino in 4K Ultra HD on Amazon at 14€

In 1973, Sam Ace Rothstein is the kingpin of the city of all madness, Las Vegas. He buys and marries a virtuoso of the scam, Ginger McKenna, who quickly sinks into alcohol and drugs. But another trouble awaits Sam, his childhood friend Nicky Santoro, who sets out to put the town in check…

Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, Martin Scorsese: it says it all. The 1995 cult crime film, inspired by the book Casino: love and honor in Las Vegas by Nicholas Pileggi (who notably co-wrote the screenplay with the director), received, upon its release on November 22, 1995, a warm public and critical reception, quickly becoming a worldwide success at the box office.

The eighth collaboration between Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro, Casino also stars Sharon Stone, whose performance was particularly acclaimed here, earning her a Golden Globe for best actress in a dramatic film as well as an Oscar nomination for the best actress.

But the film would be nothing without the legendary Joe Pesci, who is collaborating here for the third time with Scorsese, after Raging Bull and Goodfellas. He plays Nicky Santoro, a character inspired by Tony Spilotro, nicknamed “The Ant”, a real psychopathic killer who raged in Las Vegas in the 70s.

While Joe Pesci celebrated his 80th birthday on February 9, a date to mark with a white stone, the opportunity is perfect to rediscover this masterpiece in its finest quality and therefore in 4K Ultra HD if it Please !

Casino in 4K Ultra HD:

  • Rated: 12+
  • Format : 4K
  • Duration ‏:‎ 3 hours
  • Languages: ‏English, French
  • Subtitles: ‏French
  • Edition release date: October 19, 2022
  • Number of discs ‏: ‎1 Blu-ray

great cinema”, “a stunning piece of cinematic bravery, as dark and pessimistic in what it says as it is sparkling and daring in what it shows”: so much praise that once accompanied the feature film and which should convince you, giving you one more reason today to acquire it on Blu-ray, if you haven’t already!

  • Buy Casino in 4K Ultra HD on Amazon at 14€

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