James Gandolfini

Interview: The Many Saints of Newark director Alan Taylor on what he truly believes happened at the end of The Sopranos & auditioning James Gandolfini’s son

November 3, 2021

A writer and director known for his predominant television work, helming episodes for such lauded series as The Sopranos, Boardwalk Empire, and Game of Thrones, Alan Taylor is returning to the gangster-fuelled environment of David Chase’s Sopranos with The Many Saints of Newark, the anticipated prequel to the award-winning show.  Ahead of the film’s Australian […]

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A Sopranos story is explored in first The Many Saints of Newark trailer

June 30, 2021

Legends aren’t born.  They’re made. The prequel to the groundbreaking, award-winning HBO series The Sopranos, The Many Saints of Newark is set against the backdrop of the explosive 1967 Newark riots as it explores the rising tension between the Italian-American and African-American communities. Directed by Emmy winner Alan Taylor (TV’s Game of Thrones) and written […]

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DVD Review: The Drop (MA15) (USA, 2014)

April 24, 2015

It’s always easy to fetishize the final performance of a late, great actor – especially one as towering and impressive as James Gandolfini. Whilst other recent tragic losses, like that of Robin Williams and Philip Seymour Hoffman, have yielded a range of so-so posthumous performances, this is thankfully not the case for the final chapter […]

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