Tag: Martin Scorsese

Robert De Niro in Raging Bull

The Code Complex: Robert De Niro, Jake LaMotta and ‘Raging Bull’

“‘Raging Bull’ — a complex character study about methods and codes of conduct — all too often gets reductively tagged as Martin’s Scorsese’s toxic masculinity sports movie that allowed Robert De Niro to lose (and gain) weight in pursuit of an Oscar.”

Vague Visages Is FilmStruck: Marianna Aloisio-Seale on Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s ‘Black Narcissus’

“No matter the fantasy and clash of culture that swirls around ‘Black Narcissus,’ it is probably best that The Archers did not revisit Orientalist ideas, and that they stuck to what they knew best — the human interest and depths of United Kingdom and European issues.”

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