When you hear that Martin Scorsese has made a new crime movie with Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and a pulled-out-of-retirement Joe Pesci, that’s cause to get excited. Scorsese is a master filmmaker, and his crime films are among the best in the genre.
The Irishman is no exception. A 210-minute examination of the life and times of Frank Sheeran, or at least the version he told of them, Scorsese and De Niro tell stories within stories that remind us why they’re among the best at what they do.
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All the news that is news or at least all the news that I found interesting. That’s called "curation" folks. Let’s dive right into what was going on this week, shall we?
Continue reading “Awesome News: Lost Scorsese films, new musicals, a reunion, a spinoff, and more!”
There wasn’t a ton of news I found totally interesting this week but Jordan Peele making more movies and Martin Scorsese having opinions about movies are certainly interesting tidbits. Let’s take a look.
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Just a few days ago at the behest of some rather prominent film makers Kodak struck a deal with Hollywood to keep producing film stock. A great move to keep film,alive in a time when digital is taking over.
Now Martin Scorsese has written a statement supporting the deal which you should totally read.
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The Oscars are tomorrow! We’ll be live blogging them for the third year running and last year it was fun to have my thoughts out there ahead of time, so I’m going to lock myself into a few predictions again.
Continue reading “Matt’s 2014 Oscar Predictions”
2013 was a good year for the movies. It had its ups and downs, but in the end there was a pretty good crop of films and more than a few great ones.
I’ve already revisited the films I was most looking forward to and the films I liked the least and now it is time to look at the films I liked best.
Continue reading “Matt’s 2013: The Best List”
We’re back with another episode of the Awesome Friday Podcast/ This week we’re talking about the WiiU as well as American Hustle and The Wolf of Wall Street.
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Martin Scorcese was at the Marrakech Film Festival last week and served as jury president. Before he left he did a Q&A with a local film school and, among other answers, he all but announced his retirement.
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There’s plenty of reasons to be excited about The Wolf of Wall Street: Scorsese directed, DiCaprio, Hill, and McConaughey starring, I mean what else could you ask for? And here’s two new posters. Hurrah!
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Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio have made some great films together and it looks like they may have made another. Here’s the second trailer for The Wolf of Wall Street.
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Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese working together? That alone is enough to get my butt in a seat these days. A new trailer for their next film together, The Wolf of Wall Street, has been release. Let’s watch!
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So let me get this straight: Robert de Niro is starring in a film about a former mobster now in witness protection with his family, who are obviously dysfunctional, and is directed by Luc Besson and executive produced by Marton Scorcese?
Yeah, I’m down with that. Let’s watch.
Continue reading “The Family Trailer Looks Like A Nice Homage to Mafia Movies”