Mission Accomplished: James Woods as Lester Diamond in Casino (dir. Martin Scorsese, ) "A friend once told me, "People who live in bad. In another life, James Woods could have been the next Chip Reese. He may be one of Hollywood's most recognizable veterans, with two Oscar. In the first of a two part look back at his career, James Woods chats to us about family, Scorsese, Stone, Leone and more.
Der heruntergekommene Junkie wendet sich in seiner ständigen Geldnot wiederholt an Ginger. That for me was one of the most chilling images. Billy Sherbert Alan King: I found that many [poker players] are very nice people—smart and nice. Is your first name Federico? Was Vegas your final destination? Oh, without a doubt.
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Only when Lester notices the bruisers at the every exit does he suddenly realize the seriousness of his situation. His character is based on Frank Rosenthal , who ran the Stardust , Fremont , and Hacienda casinos in Las Vegas for the Chicago Outfit from the s until the early s. I put on that robe. Regular readers will know that we've been long-time fans of James Woods - as highlighted by our look at some of his least appreciated films, here - and as our conversation started, he talked about a friend of his who was still busier than ever, while he was close to retirement. He said 'don't be silly, go and do Wall Street ', and I told him I was going to do Cop. Woods wuchs in Warwick , Rhode Island , auf, wo er die Pilgram High School besuchte. Meanwhile, Sam makes an enemy in county commissioner Pat Webb for firing his brother-in-law Don Ward for incompetence. Filming took place at night in the Riviera casino in Las Vegas, with the nearby defunct Landmark Hotel as the entrance, to replicate the fictional Tangiers. Then you have Diamond, the most expensive stone in the world. We like each other, we see each other In , sports handicapper and mafia associate Sam "Ace" Rothstein is sent to Las Vegas to run the Teamsters Union -funded Tangiers Casino on behalf of the Chicago Outfit , which secretly controls the Teamsters, while Philip Green serves as the mob's frontman. I said 'hi, how are you? Foster and Laurie Fernsehfilm Ever wonder who is the best poker player in the world? The greatest compliment I ever got was from Sergio Leone [on Once Upon A Time In America ]. Upon its release, the film was heavily criticized for its intense violence. I found that many [poker players] are very nice people—smart and nice. Und hier sind wir bei der Gewalt. Those are kind of cool. I love this city! The Rough Guide to Film: Archives June January September August February May February December November October August July May March January December November September July June May April March February January December November October September August July June May Retrieved 28 October