My rating guide:
½ Crime Against Cinema
The Many Saints Of Newark will be judged in the same way The Godfather Part III was: a robustly made, averagely enjoyable gangster flick which is choked by the masterpiece standing behind it.
Fourteen years have passed since the greatest television show ever made came to the most abrupt of ends and we were all unceremoniously booted out of New Jersey. The darkness that succeeded The Sopranos has remained entirely silent – until now. Prayers have finally been answered by…
Choose memes of Arthur and Spongebob and Hey Arnold and anything else that briefly reminds you of sitting in front of CBBC after school with a bag of Space Raiders.
Choose 80s music and 90s kids.
Choose timehops and throwbacks.
Choose prequels, paraquels, sequels.
Choose reboots, remixes, reimagining.
Choose re-releases, resets, reunions.
Choose live-action versions.
Choose to awaken the Force.
Choose anthology stories.
Choose CGI faces of people you're pretty sure died twenty-odd years…