Friday April 29th, 6pm
[A] Vegas masterpiece.
Martin Scorsese is a master filmmaker, so skilled in the manipulation of imagery he might be the most proficient of active American directors.
-Los Angeles Times
Martin Scorsese’s intimate epic about money, sex and brute force is a grandly conceived study of what happens to goodfellas from the mean streets when they outstrip their wildest dreams and achieve the pinnacle of wealth and power.
Martin Scorsese’s fascinating new film Casino knows a lot about the Mafia’s relationship with Las Vegas.
In every way — from the fantastic sets, rich dialogue, and unapologetic violence to the well-portrayed characters and themes of loyalty and betrayal — Casino is pure Scorsese.
Of all the bravura visual effects in Martin Scorsese’s dazzlingly stylish Casino, it’s a glimpse of ordinary people that delivers the greatest jolt.
-New York Times