Going away

© 2019 via. The Irishman has elements you’ll recall from Martin Scorsese’s previous, justly celebrated mob pictures, including impeccable place-and-period detail, sudden violence, and absurd humor, not to mention the pleasure that comes from craftsmanship at the level that Scorsese, 60 films in, can deliver (with Thelma Schoonmaker at the editing desk!). But you may not get the lift from it you were expecting.

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