Gangs of New York: Sweeney Todd + Ken Burns = …Meh.

Gangs of New York

Image source. Copyright Miramax Films, 2002.

Gangs of New York really should’ve been two movies. Martin Scorsese, usually very good at his job, has tried to do too much in one film, to combine a personal vengeance story with a massive 19th-century-urban-America historical epic. The result: a muddled mess. Continue reading