Henry Hill Archive

  • The first time that I saw the movie Goodfellas, I was amazed by the story that was being told. I was even more amazed when I heard that Goodfellas was inspired by the true story of Henry Hill’s life.   Henry Hill passed away on June 12, 2012. Upon hearing that news, my interest in this American gangster was reinvigorated. This led me to read the book Wise Guy by Nicholas Pileggi.   I absolutely loved this book. It tells the story of Henry Hill’s life from the moment he stepped foot in the organized-crime cab stand at the tender age of 11 years old to the day when he was caught by the feds and had no choice but […]

    Wise Guy – Book Review

    The first time that I saw the movie Goodfellas, I was amazed by the story that was being told. I was even more amazed when I heard that Goodfellas was inspired by the true story of Henry Hill’s life.   Henry Hill passed away on June 12, 2012. Upon hearing that news, my interest in this American gangster was reinvigorated. This led me to read the book Wise Guy by Nicholas Pileggi.   I absolutely loved this book. It tells the story of Henry Hill’s life from the moment he stepped foot in the organized-crime cab stand at the tender age of 11 years old to the day when he was caught by the feds and had no choice but […]

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