A digital de-aging technique has its issues, but the filmmakers just about get away with it

Martin Scorsese’s latest sprawling gangster epic has finally made it to the small screen. The great man’s take on the life of hoodlum Frank Sheeran wa(...)

 Joe Pesci and Robert De Niro in the Martin Scorsese film The Irishman. Photograph: Netflix

As you can imagine, it’s a bit weird watching Martin Scorsese’s latest masterpiece when your name is Frank and “Irishman” is part of your job descript(...)

The Irishman: Joe Pesci in Martin Scorsese’s film

Tommy DeVito is entertaining fellow gangsters with stories of his exploits when one of his listeners, Henry Hill, tells him he’s funny. The laughter a(...)

Joe Pesci as Russell Bufalino and Robert De Niro as Frank Sheeran in The Irishman

There is a temptation to sweep the word “autumnal” before any sombre late work by a familiar master. We hope and trust Martin Scorsese will live for a(...)