Killers of the Flower Moon

The Long Take

Oct 29 2023 • 26 mins

Is Killers of the Flower Moon a culmination of what director Martin Scorsese has been trying to achieve his entire career, or is it an overlong, overindulgent slog that general audiences will turn their backs on?

We discuss the film’s simmering tone, the epic tragedy at its core, and the performances of its central cast, which includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro and Lily Gladstone.

We also talk about the film’s memorable ending, which recontextualises not only everything that has come before, but also Scorsese’s own career.

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