Top area movies selected by Times critic Hal Lipper.1 GoodFellas _ Martin Scorsese's best film since Raging Bull chronicles the career of an Irish-Italian mobster.
2 Miller's Crossing _ Joel and Ethan Coen direct a Prohibition-era gangster tale about betrayal and retribution.
3 Avalon _ Director Barry Levinson returns to his roots for this tale of a Russian Jewish family in Baltimore.
4 Metropolitan _ The lost denizens of Manhattan's upper crust search for meaning and message in a bottle.
5 Fantasia _ Walt Disney's 50-year-old magical mystery tour melds animated images and symphonic music.