Tag: Martin Scorsese

REVIEW: Bringing Out the Dead (1999)

Frank Pierce (Nicolas Cage) is a burned-out paramedic working New York City's graveyard shift. He is haunted by visions of a patient he failed to save, and despite his pleas his supervisor refuses to fire him. Over a series of nights, Frank's experiences push him closer to the edge, but also connect him with Mary ...

“I am the saint of blasphemy” | The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)

Note: a German translation of this essay is available at Un Cahier Du Cinema. Thank you to Stefan C. Limbrunner for producing the translation. In 1988 the Martin Scorsese Biblical drama The Last Temptation of Christ was released by Universal Pictures under a storm of protest. There were calls for the film to be banned, and ...