Epic, certainly, but for me a solid B level Scorcese compared to the likes of Goodfellas and The Irishman.
This movie is a masterpiece.
Epic in every sense of the word; the acting is beautiful by the cast as a whole, the editing is sharp, and the direction is flawless.
Using the gangster genre to challenge the viewer to contemplate the meaning of life as we live in the shadow of death is as brilliant as it is devastating. Peggy's role and perspective in the film, though small from a dialogue standpoint, is massive: as one critic aptly stated,…