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  • GoodFellas

    GoodFellas

    ★★★★★

    first viewing of Goodfellas: every other scorsese crime movie is better than this

    second viewing: wait, why is everything about this perfect?

    third viewing: here’s a leg! here’s a wing! this is my favorite movie!

  • The Irishman

    The Irishman

    ★★★★★

    (Martin Scorsese 28/28) 

    Two of my favorite films of 2019: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and Pain and Glory, both films made by auteur directors in the latter part of their career exploring growing old and learning to fit into a rapidly changing world. Both of these films are autobiographical and personal depictions of a certain time and place these directors have lived through and know well.

    All that said, I believe The Irishman to not only be the most…

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  • Joker

    Joker

    ★★

    If you watch this expecting a Joker movie directed by Todd Philips, (a guy who’s seen at least two Scorsese movies and can film a man doing several things on stairs) then your expectations will surely be met

  • Silence

    Silence

    ★★★★½

    (Martin Scorsese 27/28) 


    While it’s taken me way too long to finally watch this, I found myself just as moved by this film as the first time. It may not be Scorsese’s best film, but I don’t think that any of films reveal his own personal feelings and faith more than this. I couldn’t be more excited to see The Irishman and the hopefully many films Scorsese will make afterwords, but if this were his final film I think I would be content with that as well.

    “Lord, I have fought against your silence.”


    “I suffered beside you, I was never silent.”