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The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street

David Harris January 5, 2014 0

Martin Scorsese roars back to the screen with The Wolf of Wall Street, a three-hour marathon stuffed with dark humor, gross-out gags, a fistful of Quaaludes and one awesome performance by Leonardo DiCaprio, proving

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Remake/Remodel: Infernal Affairs vs. The Departed

Remake/Remodel: Infernal Affairs vs. The Departed

Alex Peterson April 7, 2013 4

Martin Scorsese has taken a lot of guff (from me, in my mind, every time I’ve sat through any of his last 10 or so films in theaters) for having fallen off the pedestal

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Criminally Underrated: Bringing Out the Dead

Criminally Underrated: Bringing Out the Dead

Stacia Kissick Jones March 13, 2013 0

Martin Scorsese’s Bringing Out the Dead was not a film that received an overwhelmingly negative reception by critics on release, though reviews were mixed and it is generally considered a lesser effort from the

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Re-Make/Re-Model: Cape Fear (1962) vs. Cape Fear (1991)

Re-Make/Re-Model: Cape Fear (1962) vs. Cape Fear (1991)

Brian Wolowitz June 10, 2012 2

Remakes have been around nearly as long as Hollywood itself, and not always for the reasons or with the results you’d think. Spectrum Culture’s new feature Re-Make/Re-Model will examine the long history of cinematic

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Revisit: The Last Temptation of Christ

Revisit: The Last Temptation of Christ

David Harris April 2, 2012 1

Revisit is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that now deserve a second look. It is almost impossible to talk about or think about Martin Scorsese’s The Last Temptation of Christ without stigmatizing

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Five Years Later: The Best Films of 2006!!

Five Years Later: The Best Films of 2006!!

Spectrum Culture Staff January 5, 2012 0

Five years is an eternity in the life of a film. When coming up with this feature, the question the Spectrum Culture staff pondered was this: “How well do these movies play NOW!” Not

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Hugo

Hugo

Trevor Link November 22, 2011 0

Delmore Schwartz’s short story “In Dreams Begin Responsibilities” depicts a young man’s dream of entering a movie theater, sitting down to watch the film and realizing that he’s seeing footage of his parents’ courtship.

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Film Dunce: Goodfellas

Film Dunce: Goodfellas

Josh Goller October 25, 2011 0

Film Dunce is a weekly series in which one of our writers finally succumbs to the lure of a movie that has long been a big part of our culture that they have never

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Best Living Directors: Martin Scorsese

Best Living Directors: Martin Scorsese

Dan Seeger August 16, 2011 0

We at Spectrum Culture strive to bring you only the best. Ten auteurs at the forefront of the world stage: these are the Best Living Directors. The detail from Martin Scorsese’s biography that seems

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Revisit: Mean Streets

Revisit: Mean Streets

Danny Djeljosevic February 14, 2011 0

Revisit: Mean Streets Dir: Martin Scorsese 1973 Revisit is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that now deserve a second look. Holy shit: In the span of Mean Streets’ opening 15 minutes, you

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