The Irishman (2019)

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Yes, this messed me up. Where Goodfellas and Casino share the fear of becoming an average joe, The Irishman fears for a life lived in solitude and regret, showing how the cycle of karma is always in play, even when you're knocking at death's door. The last shot stuck in my mind for the entirety of my drive home. It's slow but self-assured in its pace, the de-aging technology is the most seamless it has ever been before, and in a weird way, Scorsese has finally made his very own Wild Strawberries.

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I'm seeing this tomorrow thank GAWWWWDD

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Utter fucking masterpiece

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The kino gods have smiled down upon me!!!!! Seeing it Friday. I am so fucking hype

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I hope I'll be able to see it friday or saturday

won't make thursday unfortunately

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Law wrote:
November 8th, 2019, 6:04 pm
Utter fucking masterpiece
For real?

I was tempted to leave several times. This movie was waaayyy too long and slow. 3 people in my small cinema left around the 70% mark.

Very disappointed and underwhelmed with this movie. Great acting but it could have been like 30% less long

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Dodd wrote:
November 14th, 2019, 6:57 pm
Law wrote:
November 8th, 2019, 6:04 pm
Utter fucking masterpiece
For real?

I was tempted to leave several times. This movie was waaayyy too long and slow. 3 people in my small cinema left around the 70% mark.

Very disappointed and underwhelmed with this movie. Great acting but it could have been like 30% less long
Sorry you didn’t like it. I’m with Law on this one. The final hour eviscerated me.


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it definitely feels long but that last shot, man

movie of the year for me (so far) - waiting for marriage story on monday and i think little women will be a dark horse candidate

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Dodd wrote:
November 14th, 2019, 6:57 pm
Law wrote:
November 8th, 2019, 6:04 pm
Utter fucking masterpiece
For real?

I was tempted to leave several times. This movie was waaayyy too long and slow. 3 people in my small cinema left around the 70% mark.

Very disappointed and underwhelmed with this movie. Great acting but it could have been like 30% less long
The final shot and the phone call Sheeran made to Hoffa’s wife after his murder are probably my two favorite moments in film this year.

I went into this knowing it was gona be slow but every minute counted for something

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Speaking of the final shot: I read somewhere else that
leaving the door open is both a callback to Hoffa leaving the door open earlier in the movie, and perhaps the final shot of The Godfather.
Maybe it’s obvious to others, but I was mind blown by this.

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