TAXI DRIVER (1976) – REVIEW


1976 DIRECTOR: Martin Scorsese May contain Spoilers! This is a bit of tough one. Almost four decades on from Taxi Driver's initial release, we are looking at a film which was no doubt a ground-breaking achievement back in 1976. The tone is adolescent Scorsese, still on his way towards perfecting his now iconic style of … Continue reading TAXI DRIVER (1976) – REVIEW

FILM OF THE MONTH ~ JUNE 2015


Film Of The Month for June is Martin Scorsese's The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013). Goodfellas (1990) for a new generation, this biopic/comedy, or rather a testament that life is funnier than fiction, Leonardo DiCaprio is fantastic as he leads an all star cast through the strange but true story of a stockbroker (Jordan Belfort) who … Continue reading FILM OF THE MONTH ~ JUNE 2015

THE WOLF OF WALL STREET


2013 DIRECTOR: Martin Scorsese NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? YES I've waited too long to watch this and I should have known better. The Oscar nominated "True Story" of Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio), a stock broker who's first day was apparently Black Monday … Continue reading THE WOLF OF WALL STREET

FIVE REASONS WHY GARY OLDMAN SHOULD HAVE WON AN OSCAR


Sunday night was dominated by the 84th Academy Awards in Hollywood and whist many films, performances and talents were snubbed of overlooked, the one which I hoped against hope for was Gary Oldman to win Best Actor for his role as George Smily in the recent Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. Now, I must admit that … Continue reading FIVE REASONS WHY GARY OLDMAN SHOULD HAVE WON AN OSCAR

RAGING BULL


1980 DIRECTOR: Martin Scorsese I was expecting early Scorsese, a boxing film and a usual great performance from Robert De Niro. I got Scorsese at his finest, a film about a man who happened to be boxer whilst witnessing the finest boxing scenes ever committed to film and the reason why De Niro is so highly … Continue reading RAGING BULL