Reviewing movies, discuss film theories and explanations, and other cinema-related stuff, with a heavy focus on crime cinema. Sometimes I branch out to other mediums like books and comics.
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The Many Saints of Newark is an upcoming American crime drama film directed by Alan Taylor and written by David Chase and Lawrence Konner as a prequel to Chase’s HBO crime drama series The Sopranos, which debuted in 1999. The film stars Alessandro Nivola, Jon Bernthal, Vera Farmiga, Corey Stoll, Billy Magnussen, Joey Diaz, Michael
In Martin Scorsese’s The irishman, we are told that Angelo Bruno, the mafia boss played by Harvey Keitel, was killed outside his home. We never see this happen – so how exacly did he die, and who killed him? See a video version of this podcast on my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ES7mYYdvng NEW PODCAST EVERY SUNDAY
Ray Liotta, most known for his leading role in Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas, will star in the upcoming Sopranos prequel movie The Many Saints of Newark. In a recent interview, he briefly touched upon his role. See a video version of this podcast on my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WbAJgTI4dV4&t=57s NEW PODCAST EVERY SUNDAY | WEDNESDAY | FRIDAY
The Gentlemen is a 2020 action crime film written and directed by Guy Ritchie, from a story by Ivan Atkinson, Marn Davies, and Ritchie. The film stars Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Henry Golding, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Strong, Eddie Marsan, Colin Farrell and Hugh Grant. See a video version of this podcast on my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WbAJgTI4dV4&t=57s NEW PODCAST EVERY SUNDAY | WEDNESDAY | FRIDAY Subscribe to my YouTube
Taking a look at Joe Pesci (Russell Bufalino) and Stephen Graham’s (Tony Pro) awkward encounter on set of The Irishman. See a video version of this podcast on my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EALoXJHaIM&t=16s NEW PODCAST EVERY SUNDAY | WEDNESDAY | FRIDAY Subscribe to my YouTube Channel for more content: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheBlah95 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=8580945 Twitter: https://twitter.com/CineRanter
“It was a bad hit.” In Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman, Frank Sheeran tells us that Sally Buggs was killed by the mob for speaking to the FBI without informing the mafia, only to find he did in fact tell someone that he was having a meeting with the feds but that person forgot to pass
Robert De Niro’s long awaited reunion with Martin Scorsese has produced one of the veteran actor’s finest performances as mafia hitman Frank Sheeran. Let’s take a look at what makes De Niro’s performance so good. See a video version of this podcast on my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kimpnOuDzo&t=19s NEW PODCAST EVERY SUNDAY | WEDNESDAY | FRIDAY
The Mandalorian is the first of the new Star Wars TV shows to debut on Disney+/DisneyPlus, focusing on The Mandalorian, a mysterious bounty hunter whose armour harks back to Jango Fett/Boba Fett. See a video version of this podcast on my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tqOiMgXMBo NEW PODCAST EVERY SUNDAY | WEDNESDAY | FRIDAY Subscribe to my
Discussing the overdoes of humour in modern day blockbusters that undermines the stakes of the film. Mainstream movies today seem terrified at the idea of having a little sincerity in them. Every blockbuster seemingly has the need to constantly be funny and indermine the seriousness of the situations faced by their characters. Why is this?
This film is a dramatized biography of the infamous American union boss Jimmy Hoffa, following four decades of his life, from his rise as head of the Teamsters Union to the scandal that led to his downfall. His subsequent disappearance was allegedly arranged by the Mafia. See a video version of this podcast on my
THE TRAITOR tells the true story of Tommaso Buscetta, the man who brought down the Cosa Nostra. In the early 1980’s, an all out war rages between Sicilian mafia bosses over the heroin trade. Tommaso Buscetta, a made man, flees to hide out in Brazil. Back home, scores are being settled and Buscetta watches from
Discussing Martin Scorsese’s new movie: Legendary film maker Martin Scorsese’s next film after The Irishman has been revealed – a murder mystery called Killers of the Flower Moon. Incredibly, Scorsese has cast both Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio in the project. Despite being his two most frequent collaberators, the 3 have not yet made a
My review of Mob Town (2019). This is a film directed by Danny A. Abeckaser about the infamous Apalachin mob meeting in 1957. It is truely a terrible movie, but one with such bad acting and cringe-worthy lines it made me laugh. A film that sums up the phrase ‘so bad it’s good’. See a
Discover the incredible methods Hoffa used in court to escape prison. There are many details on the Teamsters Union President’s life that Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman misses out on. Listen now to find out how Hoffa and his legal team used every trick in the book, both legal and not, to keep the man out
A discussion on The Irishman’s award chances. Both Al Pacino (Jimmy Hoffa) and Joe Pesci (Russell Bufalino) have been nominated for numerous awards for their roles in Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman, including Golden Globe nominations. However, Robert De Niro (Frank Sheeran) has been snubbed. How many awards can The Irishman win, and could this Netflix