Variety: "Scorsese cooks up a juicy and bloody steak of a movie" | The Moviegoer

Saturday, September 30, 2006

Variety: "Scorsese cooks up a juicy and bloody steak of a movie"

Posted By on Sat, Sep 30, 2006 at 11:32 AM

More praise for The Departed from Variety.  This should give the film enormous buzz leading up to it's wide release this Friday.  If the major papers review it the same, look for DiCaprio, Damon, Nicholson and Scorsese to catapult into the Oscar picture. 

Mixing it up with modern mobsters for the first time since "Casino" 11 years ago, Martin Scorsese cooks up a juicy and bloody steak of a movie in "The Departed." Different from the director's earlier crime dramas in its shared focus on cops rather than on just the goodfellas, this reworking of a popular Hong Kong picture pulses with energy, tangy dialogue and crackling performances from a fine cast,

Here's the full review

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