Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »
Listal logo
41 Views No comments

An average movie

Add header image

Choose file... or enter url:
Since it was the last movie made by Martin Scorsese which I hadn't see it yet, I was definitely eager to check this flick. It is rather unfortunate that it ended up being one of his weakest movies. Indeed, after making his directing debut, 'I call first', Scorsese did struggle to make something else and, after 5 years, he finally manage to make this flick. Basically, it was a typical exploitation feature from the 70's produced by Roger Corman, and as a result, the story was pretty weak but it was really inherent to the genre, I'm afraid. I mean, it is not that it was really bad but you could feel that Scorsese was still searching himself. Still, there were here and there some very nice scenes and Barbara Hershey gave a very refreshing performance with her contagious smile. It is said that after watching this, John Cassavetes told Scorsese that he was way too talented to waste his talent with this kind of movies. Well, a year later, Scorsese would direct 'Mean Streets' and the rest is just history. To conclude, it is obviously a minor Scorsese but it is far from being a bad movie and I think it is definitely worth a look, especially if you are interested in Martin Scorsese's work.

Added by johanlefourbe
5 years ago on 15 September 2012 17:46

Post comment

Insert image

drop image here
(or click)
or enter URL:
 link image?  square?

Insert video

Format block