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Flick City: Milo Ventimiglia Loves Humankind Approach Of ‘Interstellar’ And ‘Armageddon’

This Is Us actor Milo Ventimiglia has also carved out a career in cinema (he was most recently seen opposite Jennifer Lopez in Second Act). In the video below, he talks about three of his favorite films (Interstellar, Goodfellas, Armageddon).

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Milo Ventimiglia talks about Interstellar, Goodfellas (and by default The Godfather), and Armageddon (video is below the transcript):

“I’ll give you three. Interstellar which is (directed by) Christopher Nolan. I think it’s humankind’s discovery of the world outside ourselves. I love that. I think it’s inspiring and I also think it gives us pause on how we live our lives down here.

Goodfellas. I was kind of raised on that. It’s just one of those great films. Oh man, do I throw The Godfather in there, too? Because you can’t say Goodfellas without The Godfather.

And to go back in space – Armageddon. It’s a popcorn movie. You’re excited and stoked with everything that’s going on and again it’s all about humankind. I love that idea of coming together as a community of the world and understanding that we’re all here on this rock just trying to live a good life.”

Milo Ventimiglia co-starred with Goodfellas and The Godfather actor Robert De Niro in Killing Season. Are any of these films on your own top 10 list? Feel free to comment below!

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