Scorsese's Silence

Faith no more: Why Scorsese’s Silence is a haunting work of art

‘My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?’ The desolate words of Jesus Christ on the cross offer one way into Martin Scorsese’s new film, Silence. The film inhabits the character of a 17th Century Jesuit missionary to Japan who is forced to recant his faith. The ‘silence’ being referred to in the film’s…

By Ed Rowe
Casino Las Vegas

Three Great Movies Set in Las Vegas

When it comes to movie locales, Las Vegas isn’t a bad bet. From its gangster roots to its embrace of vice and shotgun weddings, Sin City has become one of Hollywood’s favorite datelines. Let’s take a look at some of the best movies filmed in the world’s most popular entertainment hub. Ocean’s 11, 1960 The…

By Popcorn Monster