Tag Archives: Martin Scorsese

Bringing Out the Dead - * * 1/2*

When it was announced that Martin Scorsese’s new film would be a Paul Schrader scripted tale of an unhinged man prowling the nighttime streets of New York City in an ambulance, it was easy to quickly dismiss his latest effort … Continue reading

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Kundun - * * 1/2*

And here we have the second film of the year to tell the tale of the Dalai Lama. First came Seven Years in Tibet, an interesting, yet somehow uninformative view of the Dalai Lama’s live, from a decidedly Western outsider’s … Continue reading

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Casino - * * *

Finely detailed analysis of the mob-controlled casinos in the 70s, but it lacks the soul of Scorsese’s Goodfellas. Robert DeNiro is Sam “Ace” Rothstein, a professional gambler hand picked by the mob to run the Tangiers casino. Sharon Stone is … Continue reading

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