The Funny Thing About Goodfellas Reunion Coverage

Entertainment journalism has become much more of a numbers game.

Entertainment journalism has changed dramatically since the days of Goodfellas’ original theatrical release. Today, such a topic often engenders enumerated headlines.

And so, in connection with this year’s Tribeca Film Festival close, we have:

11 Things We Learned About Goodfellas From Tribeca’s Saturday Q&A [Vulture]

8 Funny Stories from the Goodfellas Tribeca Reunion [Entertainment Weekly]

8 Highlights from the Goodfellas 25th Anniversary Reunion [Indiewire]

Five Things We Learned at Tribeca’s Goodfellas Reunion [Time Out]

As Goodfellas Turns 25, Here Are 25 Things You Never Knew About Martin Scorsese’s Mobster Flick [Daily News]

Saturday night’s screening event Q&A was moderated by Jon Stewart. Absent from the proceedings were director Martin Scorsese, currently in Taiwan filming new movie project Silence, and Joe Pesci. Intriguingly, as noted by various outlets, last week’s Black Mass trailer scene featuring Johnny Depp as Whitey Bulger was perceived as an echo of Pesci’s most famous outburst in the 1990 Scorsese classic. And speaking of classic, Pesci’s 1994 Late Show appearance (below) still stands as one of Dave’s liveliest early interviews.

[Photo courtesy: Warner Bros.]