martin scorsese

Notebook Reviews: AFTER HOURS

Martin Scorcese  – 1985 After Hours is an energetic black comedy from Martin Scorsese – it’s a real change of pace for the director. For the first hour this is a hugely enjoyable piece, but after that it begins to lose momentum (it [...]

January 25, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE MUSE

Albert Brooks – 1999 Writer/director/star Albert Brooks‘ The Muse isn’t a bad Hollywood satire, but it’s not quite as biting as it thinks it is. The cast is good (Brooks, Jeff Bridges, Sharon Stone, Andie McDowell) and the [...]

January 9, 2021

Notebook Reviews: BRINGING OUT THE DEAD

Martin Scorsese – 1999 Martin Scorsese‘s Bringing Out The Dead is a bleak and grimy drama which can be difficult to watch at times. The cast do some great work with Nicolas Cage delivering under-the-radar performance and a stand-out [...]

November 23, 2020

Academy Awards 2020: Joker Leads The Oscar Pack

It’s not really a surprise that the multi-award winning, billion dollar grossing Joker is leading the pack with 11 nominations at the 2020 Academy Awards. If I were a betting man, I’d say that Joaquin Phoenix is a lock to win the Best [...]

January 14, 2020

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