the many saints of newark

Interview: Ray Liotta on playing a “Hollywood Dick” in The Many Saints of Newark; “One thing I don’t have is a calm intensity”

November 5, 2021

Ray Liotta has made a name for himself throughout his career portraying characters with a certain intense edge.  From Scorsese’s genre-defining Goodfellas, the psychological thriller Unlawful Entry, and the controversial Silence of the Lambs sequel Hannibal, the Golden Globe-nominated actor has made it a point to express his vigour on screen.  But for our Peter […]

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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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Film Review: The Many Saints of Newark should satisfy Sopranos fans and satiate the unversed

November 2, 2021

There’s a certain challenge one takes on when adapting a secondary story (for lack of a better word) to a televisual project.  Whether you continue the narrative as a sequel, take the premise in a more comedic fashion, or simply re-imagine the original, fans of the original property are always going to be the audience […]

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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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