BFI Brings Back GoodFellas to the Big Screen


The British Film Institute is rereleasing the classic 1990 gangster film, GoodFellas, in cinemas across the UK on 20 January.

The rerelease is part of a wider celebration of the work of director Martin Scorsese to coincide with the 1 January release of his new historical epic, Silence.

Highlights of the season include the following:

  • 4K restoration of GoodFellas release in UK cinemas on 20 January by the BFI in partnership with Warner Bros Pictures International;
  • 4K restoration of Taxi Driver release in UK cinemas from 10 February by Park Circus, with an extended run at BFI Southbank.
  • Complete Martin Scorsese retrospective at BFI Southbank, including his new film Silence and new 4K restoration of The Age of Innocence;
  • Scorsese personally to curate 20 films restored through The Film Foundation to play at BFI Southbank;
  • BFI and Southbank Centre (as part of the Film Scores Live Series) to present, in association with Sony Pictures and Park Circus, Taxi Driver in Concert with the original Bernard Herrmann score performed live with the film by the BBC Concert Orchestra;
  • Who’s That Knocking at My Door and Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore release on DVD/Blu-ray in BFI Dual Format Editions;
  • Scorsese collection released on BFI Player, focusing on his documentary work and films that inspired him.

I caught a screening of GoodFellasWho’s That Knocking at My Door, Mean Streets) has a rollicking clip up to the fast pace expected by 21 century moviegoers.

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