Whether the sequence of events as portrayed by Scorsese in the donouement of the IRISHMAN are indeed fact ... or fiction...the fact remains that Hoffa's remains were never found and Hoffa's arrogance/cockiness points to a simple reality that NO MAN is omnipotent!I enjoyed the movie and it felt like a fitting film to showcase the leads and pay homage to their body of work.
I was less a fan of when it shifted from fact to fiction but I suppose the film deserved to present closure and the direction they took was as good choice as any.
After one month and a half transit from Japan I received today Async and the surround mix is simply stunning (apart from the music being beautiful, although not suited for everyone's tastes). I'm tempted to open a thread just for Async, price is high due to the need to import from Japan but it's really worthy and really deserves some promotion hereTo be honest, i only picked the movie up because of Ralph's head's up to the Kino Lorber sale! I browsed the sale discs looking for surround mixes, and when i saw Coda had one, i read the reviews i posted; the description of the concert sealed the deal for me! It is absolutely transcendent! I knew Sakamoto from Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence--as an actor first! I adored the score and was surprised to see his name as composer when i the credits rolled! I don't know that i feel a need to score (as it were) Async: Surrounded, as the performance on the Blu-ray i have is so damn stunning aurally, i can't imagine it being better; and to see him performing it live just takes it to the next level. Let us know if you decide to pursue it; knowing my addiction to surround, i may follow you!