Gangs of New York

Finally saw Gangs of New York and I am amazed that Martin Scorsese directed such a stupid movie. It was terrible. If his name hadn’t been on the masthead I can’t imagine all those critics and film freaks making such nice excuses for it. It was basically a Blaxploitation flick with heavily stereotyped Irishmen instead of Richard Roundtree. A Micksploitation flick. Of course, Shaft’s Big Score, Foxy Brown and Slaughter’s Big Rip-Off never passed themselves off as genuine historical dramas. Scorsese, on the other hand, seems to swear with every shot that this is the way it all went down, right down to the slow mo. What arrogant pricks great directors can be.
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