Sam Mendes’s tale of forlorn love works best as a study of the pitfalls that litter the American Dream.
Martin Scorsese turned his camera to the grotesque excesses of the ultra-rich in The Wolf of Wall Street.
Martin Scorsese followed up The Departed with Shutter Island, a claustrophobic psychological thriller about the madness of loss.
Scorsese recovered from the brutal conditions of Gangs of New York with an intimate, tragic portrait of the foibles of genius.
Martin Scorsese’s 2002 historical drama is big, brassy and full of great performances, but its runtime and tone leave it unfocused.
Quibbles about violence and the n-word aside, Quentin Tarantino’s slave-era blaxploitation film remains one of his most exciting works.
Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film is a sun-soaked return to his roots, an energetic elegy for Old Hollywood that plays fast and loose with its history.