Film & Television

John Maguire: Scorsese shines again with masterpiece Killers of the Flower Moon

The true story of injustice, murder and intolerance towards America’s native people is skilfully captured in this powerful, subversive and unmistakably angry movie

Leonardo di Caprio and Mollie Burkhart in Killers of the Flower Moon. ‘Powerful, subversive and angry, this condemnation of greed and racial injustice sits alongside the director’s finest work’

At the age of 80, having made arguably the best film of each of the last five decades, Martin Scorsese has finally delivered a Western. This was the genre that first sparked his love of movies as a child in 1950s New York, thrilling to the Old West recreations of John Ford and Howard Hawks. Now he has a recreation of his own, but it’s a more sobering appraisal of America’s violent origins and the ...