22nd Mar2018

‘The Age of Innocence’ Blu-ray Review (Criterion)

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder, Michelle Pfeiffer, Richard E. Grant, Stuart Wilson | Written by Martin Scorsese, Jay Cocks | Directed by Martin Scorsese After the sprawling brutality of Goodfellas and the operatic horror of Cape Fear, Martin Scorsese dove into this adaptation of Edith Wharton’s 1920s novel, which is set amongst the society darlings […]

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25th Aug2017

Frightfest 2017: ‘King Cohen’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Featuring: Martin Scorsese, Eric Roberts, Traci Lords, J.J. Abrams, john landis, Robert Forster, Barbara Carrera, Rick Baker, Joe Dante, Yaphet Kotto, Michael Moriarty, Fred Williamson, Eric Bogosian | Written and Directed by Steve Mitchell Buckle up for the true story of writer, producer, director, creator and all-around maverick, Larry Cohen. Told through compelling live interviews, […]

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31st Jan2017

‘Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams’ Review (Criterion Collection)

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Akira Terao, Martin Scorsese, Mieko Harada, Mitsuko Baisho | Written by Akira Kurosawa | Directed by Akira Kurosawa, Ishiro Honda Made in 1990, in the twilight of his career, this is the kind of out-there movie that only an auteur of Akira Kurosawa’s status could have brought (or had financed) to fruition. He had […]

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03rd Jan2017

‘Silence’ Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson, Issey Ogata, Tadanobu Asano, Ciarán Hinds, Shin’ya Tsukamoto, Yoshi Oida, Yôsuke Kubozuka | Written by Martin Scorsese, Jay Cocks (based on the novel Silence by Shūsaku Endō) | Directed by Martin Scorsese Having been in some kind of development for the past quarter of a century, Martin Scorsese’s Silence finally […]

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17th Feb2016

‘Vinyl 1×01: Pilot’ Review

by Gretchen Felker-Martin

“You’re all hearing this the same way?” It’s 1973, and the streets of New York are swamped with the morning upchuck of a hungover sexual awakening. Vinyl, brainchild of Mick Jagger, Martin Scorsese, Terence Winter, and Rich Cohen, climbs deep into the world of record production in the skin-submersible of one Richard “Richie” Finestra, protagonist and (briefly) narrator. […]

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16th Mar2015

2015 First Time Fest – Harvey Weinstein Interview

by Catherina Gioino

Johanna Bennett’s and Mandy Ward’s third annual celebration of first time filmmakers concluded on March 9 with a tribute to no one other than Harvey Weinstein. The festival, one that puts forth newly formed filmmakers with the audience they deserve, makes sure that all aspects of filmmaking are met and that the aspiring filmmakers know […]

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14th Jan2014

‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ Review

by Ian Loring

Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey, Kyle Chandler, Jon Bernthal, Jon Favreau, Rob Reiner, Christine Ebersole | Written by Terence Winter | Directed by Martin Scorsese Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio have made an eclectic slate of cinema together ranging from the historical epic of Gangs of New York to the throwback […]

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25th Jul2013

First Time Watch #6: The Last Temptation of Christ

by Ian Loring

It says something about Martin Scorsese’s balls that after the relative commerical underperformance of The King of Comedy and After Hours that he was still willing to push both himself and the cinematic form in a way which almost treats the more business driven aspects of the business with almost complete disdain. While now regarded […]

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