Raging Bull – Editing Anger

by Tyler Mowery

In this video essay, Tyler Mowery takes a closer look at eight key scenes in Martin Scorsese’s Raging Bull—the boxing matches. Highlighting Scorsese’s directing, Michael Chapman’s cinematography and editor Thelma Schoonmaker’s editing, Mowery demonstrates how each fight was carefully crafted to evoke a different feeling depending on where we are in the film’s timeline.

 

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