Review: Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ is an Insanely Masterful, if Overlong, Elegy to Gangster Cinema
***WARNING! The following contains certain spoilers for The Irishman!*** American history is fit to burst with unanswered questions: Who was the Zodiac Killer? Was there another gunman on the grassy knoll? And just what in the hell happened to Jimmy Hoffa? For the purpose of this review, I’ll be focusing on the last query because Martin Scorsese actually answers it with his latest cinematic effort, The Irishman. Everyone knows that Hoffa disappeared, but most of us, myself included, didn't know why. Clocking in at whopping three-and-a-half hours and containing enough material for a three-night television event, the film finds the
Josh Weiss