Film Review: Raging Bull

Posted on by 5WC in Film

It’s a strange film Raging Bull; it’s one of those films that everybody rolls out when discussing movies that you must watch. Films that if you haven’t seen you are almost banished from the pantheon of film and movie. And I’m not even going to start on where the majority of boxing movie fans place this film.

My problem though, is that for me, Raging Bull just really isn’t that good.

It’s one of those films where you feel totally disconnected from. It feels like complete vanity film making and with LaMotta’s involvement mean the movie has a sense of watching more of a fly on the wall style documentary than a premium feature film. Which is such a shame. Read more