The Role of Women in the Films of Martin Scorsese

There’s no denying that film director Martin Scorsese vividly celebrates a man’s world through the lens of male friendships and machismo. But what does this mean for his female characters? As a consequence of Scorsese’s interest in the macho male protagonist, his female actors, more often than not, are sidelined to auxiliary roles which usually […]

Film Reviews

The Commuter

The Commuter serves as the most recent staple of the Liam-Neeson-action-thriller genre, appropriately directed by Jaume Collet-Serra (with whom this marks his fourth collaboration). Although this well-trodden path leads to an entirely predictable plot and a stripped-down script, the film just about gratifies the everyday moviegoer through enough momentum and action-packed scenes that the audience […]