Killers of the Flower Moon

Killers of the Flower Moon

Martin Scorsese's epic is a masterpiece. Here's why.

Show notes

Why is Martin Scorsese's masterful epic so deliberately lacking in color , so uninflected? It's a choice to reflect the spirit of the main character, a greedy doughboy returned to America, living on his rich uncle's ranch, who becomes a pawn in the uncle's play for control of the oil money that belongs to the Osage. Robert De Niro, Lily Gladstone, William Belleau, Leonardo Di Caprio meet at the intersection of Osage nation and Roaring Twenties.

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