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Fridge Brilliance

  • Why did Scorsese use the piano coda from Layla during the "Kill 'Em All" montage after the too-successful Lufthansa heist? Normally, that part of the song plays like a wedding procession, a celebration of the joining of two loving souls. But the montage is leading up to the big Hope Spot of Tommy getting promoted to Made Man. As the piano piece reaches its apex, Jimmy is proud and happy like a father enjoying his son's wedding day. The song notably ends just as Tommy gets led into an empty meeting room and his death.
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  • Henry's drug mule insists on going home for her lucky hat, which she's forgotten. They're busted by the cops the second they pull out of the driveway. Looks like she really did need it.


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