The Departed: Oscar Winner Arrives on 4K Ultra HD

Martin Scorsese’s Oscar-winning 2006 masterpiece, The Departed, is finally making its arrival at home on 4K Ultra HD. The 4K remaster of The Departed was completed at Warner Bros. Discovery’s Motion Picture Imaging (MPI) with the participation of the film’s Academy Award-winning editor Thelma Schoonmaker. What follows is my original review from 2020: The Departed continues filmmaker Martin Scorsese’s trend of making at least one motion picture masterpiece per decade–this time, winning an Oscar. Even though the film adapts a story from another…

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The Departed: A Martin Scorsese Masterpiece

The Departed continues filmmaker Martin Scorsese’s trend of making at least one motion picture masterpiece per decade–this time, winning an Oscar. Even though the film adapts a story from another country, the filmmakers still find a way to tie it to Boston.  This is one of the best ideas to go into the film.  For all intents and purposes, mob boss Frank Costello (Jack Nicholson) is Whitey Bulger.  Basically, the film deals with crime and…

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