Film review: The Irishman

Scorsese’s late-career masterstroke

10th November, 2019
Jesse Plemons, Ray Romano, Robert De Niro and Al Pacino in The Irishman

The Irishman: Directed by Martin Scorsese, Nationwide, 16, Rating:*****

Meeting Gorbachev: Directed by Werner Herzog and André Singer, Selected, no cert, Rating:****

Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman, an epic running more than three hours, sounds like more of the same from a director we think we know intimately. It’s another gangster film from the modern master of the genre, and it reunites his Goodfellas stars Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci, with...

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