FP075: “Come on, hit me. Harder. Harder.”
Harsh—gritty—dark—and that’s just the opening credits!! Martin Scorsese’s unflinching portrait of boxer Jake LaMotta won the “Best Picture” award for 1980 and retains all of its power more than twenty-five years later. It also introduced us to two great actors: Joe Pesci and Cathy Moriarty!