Martin Scorsese’s Netflix crime epic THE IRISHMAN is a frequently riotous greatest hits album of a movie that becomes something else entirely in its heart-stopping climax
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It’s reach exceeds its grasp, but Joker deserves your respect.
At a time when blockbuster entertainment is chronically accused of being too big and too safe–when it is accused by Martin Scorsese, of all people, of offering nothing more than a cheap thrill–a movie like Joker deserves our respect.
Let’s Put a Smile on That Face
Todd Phillips’ supervillain origin story looks to be riffing on THE KILLING JOKE and THE KING OF COMEDY. Is this the right time for this kind of take on the “character” of the Joker?
"Twenty dollars! Let's go the movies!"
Kevin Kuhlman nominates MEAN STREETS, Martin Scorsese’s 1973 masterpiece for induction into the Kryptonian Collection.