I'm not sure Midway is a movie everyone would enjoy as much as I did. As a military history nerd, there's a lot of content and history here to consider, but the script is weak and littered with boiled down Hollywoodized action-movie cliches.
Gemini Man is one of those films that causes a stir; not because anyone is interested in the plot, but because of its varied formats. There are many different ways to experience this film (if you can find the right cinema), whether it’s in 3D, in 120 [...]
Not every film in Martin Scorsese's filmography is perfect. Some are uneven, some are weird, some are noble misfires, and some are barely holding together at the seams at times. These movies often serve to contrast the bold heights of his immense [...]
The original Addams Family show first aired in 1964. Decades later, the Halloween favorite still carried enough clout to warrant its own movie, and the 1991 film was born. Posing as Gomez Addams' long-lost brother fester, Gordon works with his mother [...]
Scorsese reached something of a career peak in the 1980s. During this period he wrote and directed some of his best and most interesting works. He started the decade with Raging Bull and filled it in with movies like The King of Comedy, After Hours, The [...]
Following the unforgettable events of September 11, 2001, zombie-centered films surged in popularity. Scholars have speculated that their rise to cinematic prominence during the decade that followed represented a shift in Western consciousness. Namely, a [...]
Following Raging Bull, Martin Scorsese underwent a total career revitalization. Suddenly he went from a has-been to the A-list of Hollywood with yet another Oscar-winning masterpiece under his belt. Once again, Robert De Niro started pushing Scorsese on [...]
The late 1970s weren't a great time for cinema or for Martin Scorsese. Despite the success of Taxi Driver, his career went downhill quickly when his follow-up New York, New York crashed and burned financially and critically.