This political love-fest between Governor Chris Christie and these people begging him to run for president is going to end abruptly when the big guy realizes something that others have realized before him.
Mention The Godfather or Scarface or Goodfellas -- it doesn't matter which American gangster epic you reference, chances are Jean-Francois Richet's pair of Mesrine films stack up pretty well by comparison.
Good programming provides us with built-in commentary through nuanced connections between a subculture and our broader culture. Jersey Shore frustrates me because there is absolutely none of this commentary.
More than any other director I can think of, Scorsese is totally, 100% committed to the art of cinema, the classic example of someone doing what he's best at and what he loves. This is a man gloriously consumed by film.