The Movie: Martin Scorsese's return to the mean streets of gangster chic, via Nick Pileggi's anthropological study of life as a Mob foot-soldier.
Why It Was Loved: "Ever since I was little, I always wanted to be a gangster." Via freeze-frames, voiceover, Steadicam, "funny how?" improvisation, fierce violence and a jukebox full of joy, so did everybody else.
Typical Online Review: "This is the Best film ever made, i know people will disagree but to me it is, just the whole acting from everyone, and just watching makes me want to be a gangsta lol." warby, Yahoo Answers