There are a billion things I would have love to write about this film and honestly, I really wish I did yet the thing I will say about this film is that it’s a masterpiece and martin scorsese won best director for a reason.
let me just say all this: boston accents, actors yelling at the top of their lungs, the relationships between the protagonist and antagonists, the typical scorsese form, schoonmaker’s god-tier editing, gimme shelter (the billionth fucking time…
I could talk for hours and hours and hours about how much and why this movie personally means so much to me. How much it changed my life. How with each repeat viewing, it resonates with me more and more. How much it speaks to me on a deeper emotional level. I know it’s an overused word sometimes but this is a genuine life-changing masterpiece. I love this film to death. I love it back then. I still love it now.
Denis Villeneuve and Michael Green, thank you for everything.
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