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Reflections on a Return to the Cinema

I went to a cinema this afternoon. It was the first time in many months, I think since October, to be exact. The film I went to see was Taxi Driver, the seminal 1970s Scorsese masterpiece, but I have opted not to review it on this occasion. I don’t think the world needs another affirmation that Taxi…

The Irishman Review

There are few directors working in Hollywood right now with the prestige of Martin Scorsese. A masterful director, his legacy would have been secured as one of the all-time greats if he’d have stopped making films in around 1982, instead he carried on, now almost into his sixth decade as a filmmaker, he still manages…

Raging Bull Review

A few months ago, I mentioned I was going to start review classic movies as well as current cinematic releases, well it’s taken me a while but here we go. Martin Scorsese is a film-maker of great renown, in fact that may be an understatement, he’s practically Hollywood royalty. With a string of classics as…