FILM REVIEW – ‘THE IRISHMAN’ (2019)

Completing Martin Scorsese’s mob milieu, The Irishman is a 3 and a half hour riveting crime epic sprawling across decades and is the director’s most accomplished work since Goodfellas. Based off Charles Brandt’s I Heard you Paint Houses – a non-fictional narrative concerning the later life of union baron Jimmy Hoffa – The Irishman revives classic ideas of…

FILM REVIEW – ‘SILENCE’ (2017)

Silence is a hard movie to talk about. Appropriate as that may seem, it hasn’t kept anyone from heralding it as director Martin Scorsese’s masterpiece. Adapted from the 1966 novel of the same name by Shūsaku Endō the film stands as a faithful adaptation, what sets Scorcese‘s version from the 1971 film of the same…