#751: The Irishman / Contemporary Chinese #4 - Ash Is Purest White
A new film from Martin Scorsese is always an event, but THE IRISHMAN is one that, for many, won’t happen at a movie theatre. After a short theatrical run in select cities, Scorsese's latest - which reunites the director with Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci, and adds Al Pacino to the mix - will show up on Netflix. Adam and Josh, fresh from their own theatrical screening, consider the film in the context of Scorsese's work, specifically his career-spanning gangster movies. Plus, a review of Jia Zhangke's ASH IS PUREST WHITE (2019), the fourth and final film in the Contemporary Chinese Cinema Marathon.
0:00 - Billboard
1:09 - Review: "The Irishman"
Steve Earle, "The Last Gunfighter Ballad"
32:52 - Donations
35:36 - Next Week / Notes
41:27 - Polls [Scorsese / Hanks]
53:48 - Chinese Cinema #4: "Ash Is Purest White"
1:15:15 - Outro
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