Terry Gilliam Liked All of ‘The Irishman’ Except the Last 30 Minutes
Love it or hate it, Netflix’s “The Irishman” has dominated the awards-season conversation.
Martin Scorsese’s elegiac, sprawling, three-plus-hour mafia epic unspooled on the streamer over Thanksgiving weekend after a healthy theatrical run that found sold-out showings across the nation.
While the film is a slam-dunk for a Best Picture nomination and a surfeit of other nods throughout the 2020 Academy Awards, not everyone in the film community is an ardent fan.In a recent IndieWire interview that touched on everything from “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” to Marvel movies and “Black Panther,” legendary director Terry Gilliam shared his feelings about Scorsese’s tome, which he did see in theaters.“I saw it at the London Film Festival.
It was in the Odeon Leicester Square, which they’ve just revamped.
They have these comfortable seats that are lounge chairs basically.
My wife fell asleep,” Gilliam admitted.Gilliam, meanwhile, had
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