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The Irishman Review

29 Oct

The Irishman is a 209 minute congregation of the various films and themes Scorsese has been working on for decades. It’s a distinct distillation of his evocative religious pieces and his dynamic gangster pieces, and a perfect example of how these two types of films make perfect sense coming from the same director. The basic framework of the story has been done before, both by Scorsese and by many others, and it’s the type of story that is its own dying breed – as it should be, I’ve seen enough antiheroes struck with regret to last a lifetime. However, it’s Martin Scorsese through and through, and the man knows how to make a great┬ámovie.

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