Posts Tagged ‘Martin Scorsese’
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New to View: Jan. 19

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, Jan. 19, unless otherwise noted: Assassins (DVD) Details: 2020, Kino Lorber-Greenwich Entertainment Rated: Not rated The lowdown: A documentary that examines the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, in a crowded Malaysian airport. The film focuses on the […]

New to View: Nov. 24

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, Nov. 24, unless otherwise noted: The Irishman: Special Edition (Blu-ray) Details: 2019, The Criterion Collection Rated: R, graphic violence, language The lowdown: The dialogue in “The Irishman” is rather mundane and dull, but the meaning behind the words — ah, that is something completely […]

New to View: May 26

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, May 26, unless otherwise noted: The Invisible Man (Blu-ray + DVD + digital) Details: 2020, Universal Studios Home Entertainment Rated: R, graphic and bloody violence, language The lowdown: In the last few years, Universal has been trying to reboot its “Classic Monsters” series of […]

The Irishman

Somewhat empty and overlong, it'll maintain your interest thanks to familiar subject matter for Scorsese and his titanic leads, De Niro, Pacino, and Pesci.

The Irishman

"The Irishman" is basically a Marty Scorsese buffet -- little tastes of all his gangster movies. Lots of yummy morsels but it doesn't really come together as a coherent meal.

Twelve Angry Men

Director Sidney Lumet forces us to feel the heightened emotions of the room via cinematography.

Silence

One of the best films of 2016, and certainly the one almost nobody saw, "Silence" is a deeply affecting depiction of the struggle between faith and church.

The King of Comedy

The illnesses of idolatry and obsessive fixation have never been stripped down and shown so skillfully on film.