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Martin Scorsese's brutal black-and-white biography of self-destructive boxer Jake LaMotta was chosen as the best film of the 1980s in a major critics' poll at the end of the decade, and it's a knockout piece of filmmaking. Robert De Niro plays LaMotta (famously putting on 50 pounds for the later scenes), a man tormented by demons he doesn't understand and prone to uncontrollably violent temper tantrums and fits of irrational jealousy. He marries a striking young blond (Cathy Moriarty), his sexual ideal, and then terrorizes her with never-ending accusations of infidelity. Jake is as frightening as he is pathetic, unable to control or comprehend the baser instincts that periodically, and without warning, turn him into the rampaging beast of the title. But as Roman Catholic Scorsese sees it, he works off his sins in the boxing ring, where his greatest athletic talent is his ability to withstand punishment. The fight scenes are astounding; they're like barbaric ritual dance numbers. Images smash into one another--a flashbulb, a spray of sweat, a fist, a geyser of blood--until you feel dazed from the pummeling. Nominated for a handful of Academy Awards (including best picture and director), Raging Bull won only two, for De Niro and for editor Thelma Schoonmacher. --Jim Emerson
- 8-page booklet featuring trivia, production notes and revealing look at the making of the movie
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First of all, the slip cover that is included is wonderful. Mine came a little dirty, but nothing a little wiping off couldn't fix. One thing I'm especially happy about is that it doesn't have that annoying blue banner at the top that is usually on most blu-rays. It's a straight full art cover and it looks magnificent. Once you take off that cover, you're treated to a standard Blu-ray box molded in red, and features the same artwork and information the slip cover had. All standard stuff, but opening up the box reveals numerous still frames of behind the scenes work with Scorsese and De Niro, and even a few scenes from the movie itself that are all about the size of a postcard. It's small touches like that that really make that 15 dollar price tag seem like a steal, even more so when seeing how most new blu rays that come out are around 18-20 dollars and have even less than that.
All in all, this is probably the best version of Raging Bull you can get right now. It functions as not only giving you the Blu-ray, DVD, and digital copy, but it also works just as well as a display piece and a collector's item. if you're a fan of this movie or Scorsese in general, it's a crime not to buy it.
Aesthetically, I would agree. I'm a landscape photographer that specializes in bnw photography, and his utilization of that as a medium is unprecedented still to this day.
Great movie. One of the best of all time.
Robert DeNiro arguably provides his most committed, masterful work.
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