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Scorsese Films In Which The "Protagonist" Does Not Brandish An Automatic Weapon

by Omar
Scorsese Films In Which The "Protagonist" Does Not Brandish An Automatic Weapon by Omar
Not directed towards any cinephile that may accidentally stumble upon this list, but I get pissed when people (mostly the general movie-going public and even some supposedly culturally well-informed types) forget that Scorsese is just/finally/essentially a great FILMMAKER, not a perpetuator of gross ethnic (or not) stereotypes (gangsters, blah, blah, blah). Of his contemporaries, he is (and was, but especially was) one of the most adventurous filmmakers working. Ever (the depths that he’s willing to go to with exemplary style is unparalleled) Period. In order of personal preference…(and yes, I listed Raging Bull ‘cuz I’m pretty sure Jake… Read more

Not directed towards any cinephile that may accidentally stumble upon this list, but I get pissed when people (mostly the general movie-going public and even some supposedly culturally well-informed types) forget that Scorsese is just/finally/essentially a great FILMMAKER, not a perpetuator of gross ethnic (or not) stereotypes (gangsters, blah, blah, blah). Of his contemporaries, he is (and was, but especially was) one of the most adventurous filmmakers working. Ever (the depths that he’s willing to go to with exemplary style is unparalleled) Period.

In order of personal preference…(and yes, I listed Raging Bull ‘cuz I’m pretty sure Jake La Motta’s fists don’t count as weapons, but I’m probably asking for it…)

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