Tag : martin scorsese

Review: Silence – three hours of watching Scorsese’s ego

2 years ago / 0 comments

Like a Penguin book or a Penguin chocolate bar, it seems all we need is a brand nowadays. This anxiety, that we must invest only in what we know, is wheedling its way ever-deeper into the arts, the old proven franchises (Star Wars, Harry Potter, Marvel, etc.) returning again and … Read More

Vinyl: It’s only rock & roll

3 years ago / 0 comments

When it was announced that HBO would be bringing Vinyl – the brainchild of Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese – to our screens this February, the blogosphere went into meltdown. Vinyl tells the story of Richie Finestra, played by Bobby Cannavale, a 1970s record executive, struggling to keep his label … Read More

Blogs | Catching the Oscars – And the Oscar goes to…

5 years ago / 0 comments

The movies nominated in the Oscar categories this year are all undeniably brilliant in their own unique ways. With the ceremony looming, I genuinely cannot predict the winners this year. Last week, the BAFTAs showed that Gravity bagged a notable amount of awards, Jennifer Lawrence won best supporting actress (obviously) … Read More

Film | The Wolf of Wall Street – From underdog to big bad wolf

5 years ago / 0 comments

4 Stars Image: Red Granite Pictures Officially the film with the most “fucks” ever and denounced for its misogyny and utter debauchery, The Wolf of Wall Street was making waves long before its release. It’s unsurprising that misogyny plays such a central part in the film; to the traders of … Read More