Most film directors have a short shelf life. Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg are the exceptions that prove the rule. Your average director successfully completes a limited number of feature films over the course of his or her career – mainly because mounting a film takes time, money and valuable resources. Show More Summary
There is a lot of reading in The 50 Year Argument, a documentary about the venerable institution The New York Review of Books and its 50-year history of being engaged with the world. Notably, the documentary is the work of Martin Scorsese...Show More Summary
Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi’s fond documentary “The 50 Year Argument” (airing Monday night on HBO) looks back on five decades of the venerable New York Review of Books, a twice-monthly journal of reportage, analysis and, yes, very long book reviews. Show More Summary
Monday night, following screenings at the Toronto and New York Film Festivals, HBO will premiere The 50 Year Argument, the terrific new documentary celebrating 50 years of The New York Review of Books. It is also the latest effort from...Show More Summary
Print journalism may be in the toughest period of its existence but Martin Scorsese and longtime documentary collaborator David Tedeschi make a compelling case for its value and function in their chronicle of the history and highlights of The New York Review of Books called “The 50 Year Argument,” premiering on Monday, September 29, 2014 on HBO. Show More Summary
For my generation, few names loom larger over film criticism than Kent Jones. He's done it all: made films with Martin Scorsese, worked as an archivist, crafted screenplays for esoteric auteurs, written definitive pieces of criticism...Show More Summary
Martin Scorsese gave the commencement address to the 1,275 members of the 2014 graduating class of the NYU Tisch School of the Arts during a ceremony at Radio City Music Hall on May 23rd, 2014. Tisch School of the Arts recently put the whole Martin Scorsese commencement speech online for everyone to watch. Show More Summary
One of the highlights of the Toronto Film Festival for me this year was the lovely, lovely tribute to Roger and Martin Scorsese that TIFF named, “The Ebert Dinner.” It was an elegant, intimate affair hosted in honor of Roger’s passion for film and his impact on the festival. Show More Summary
Directed by Oscar® winner Martin Scorsese and longtime documentary collaborator David Tedeschi, THE 50 YEAR ARGUMENT
Read a preview parody based on how Martin Scorsese's new film, "The 50 Year Argument," might turn out -- in someone's imagination.
Following their critically-acclaimed performances opposite one another in Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street, Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill have been planning a new feature film based on the life of security guard Richard Jewell who, in 1996, became both a national hero and, immediately thereafter, a suspect in the Olympic Park bombing. Show More Summary
Martin Scorsese has so many different projects on his to-do list at any point that it wouldn’t be a huge shocker if some of them dropped off eventually. But despite the fact that he’s making Silence next, he hasn’t forgotten about The Irishman, at least according to star Al Pacino. Show More Summary
Because Al Pacino wills it so.
It's been nearly four years since we've heard anything about Martin Scorsese's mobster drama The Irishman. In that time, the director has delivered Hugo, The Wolf of Wall Street and a forthcoming HBO documentary called The 50-Year Argument. Show More Summary
Martin Scorsese plus the New York Review of Books? It’s a match made in New York heaven, isn’t it? But,… Read More
(RNS) Although evangelical moviemakers have been in the spotlight lately with features such as “Son of God” and “God’s Not Dead,” at least one other prominent, mainstream director is also turning — or returning — to religion. MartinShow More Summary
Outrage week continues with a film that led religious extremists to actually bomb a movie theater: Martin Scorsese's classic look at the life of Christ.
Over the holiday weekend, Martin Scorsese … Read More
Thelma Schoonmaker was at the Venice Film Festival today to accept the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement. She was also on the Lido to present a restored version of her late husband Michael Powell's The Tales Of Hoffman. I sat down with Martin Scorsese's longtime Oscar-winning editor for a chat this morning overlooking a raging Adriatic Sea. Show More Summary