Raging Bull (1980)

March 9, 2010

Shut up. You just shut up. I’ll fucking take care of you later.
Raging Bull is a Martin Scorsese-directed film starring Robert De Niro as Jake LaMotta, the “Bronx Bull”, Middleweight Champion of the world. It’s based on LaMotta’s 1970 autobiography, though much has been compressed, amalgamated or extrapolated.
I find it a [...]

Bladerunner (1982)

February 12, 2010

I don’t know why he saved my life
It’s the best part of ten years since I’ve seen this, and we watched the “Special Edition” version of the Director’s Cut. It still looks gorgeous, even after nearly thirty years, and it’s played and filmed with such style. With the [...]