Martin Scorsese says Mafia drama 'The Irishman' is tonally different from 'Goodfellas'

The whole interview he gives to The Independent's Christopher Hooton is worth a read, but here's the quote on "The Irishman" that really piques my fancy:
"I think this is different, I think it is," he insists. "I admit that there are - you know, Goodfellas and Casino have a certain style that I created for them - it's on the page in the script actually.  Putting Goodfellas together was almost like an afterthought, at times I was kind of rushing, I felt I'd already done it because I'd played it all out in terms of the camera moves and the editing and that sort of thing. The style of the picture, the cuts, the freeze-frames, all of this was planned way in advance, but here it's a little different."
"The people are also older in The Irishman, it's certainly more about looking back, a retrospective so to speak of a man's life and the choices that he's had to make."

Thoughts? I'm glad to hear that he won't be doing the whole "rise and fall"  genre trope that comes with the gangster movie, didn't he already do that anyway in "Goodfellas," "Casino," and "The Wolf of Wall Street"? In fact, Casino, a film which I very much love, was greeted by critics at the time as almost a parody of his own work. "Goodfellas 2" they were titling it. It had music blaring through every conversation, characters coming in, rising and then falling, tracking shots for the sake of tracking shots and a ridiculous length. Still loved it, but just saying.
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