On Friday night, Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman premiered at the New York Film Festival and the film’s very first screening has drawn high praise from early viewers. Early reactions shared post-screening generally agree that Scorsese—backed by a stellar cast including Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci—has delivered a masterpiece.
Early moviegoers took to social media to share their thoughts on the anticipated film, giving us a first take on the film’s de-aging technology, praising the cast and even sparking Oscar buzz. With a month left before The Irishman officially hits theaters, we rounded up some of the best and most telling early reactions from social media.
“Call it a masterpiece”
The long runtime is not an issue
The de-aging tech works
And Oscar-worthy performances
The Irishman lands in select theaters from November 1 and on Netflix November 27. Watch the trailer here.