If you're sitting at home after hours over the coming weeks, simmering like a raging bull with no one knocking on your door, you can break the silence by departing for the mean streets. Instead of heading to a casino, hail a taxi driver...Show More Summary
With classics like “Mean Streets,” “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore,” and “Taxi Driver” already behind him, Martin Scorsese was a director on the rise in Hollywood when he made the musical drama “New York, New York,” starring Liza Minnelli...Show More Summary
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 15: (L-R) Ronnie Wood and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones, Martin Scorsese, and Mick Jagger and Charlie Watts of The Rolling Stones attend The Rolling Stones celebrate the North American debut of Exhibitionism at Industria in the West Village on November 15, 2016 in [...]
A new movie from Martin Scorsese. A new release date for Michael Keaton’s “The Founder.” And a possible new inductee into the EGOT club. Welcome to the Gold Standard, the newsletter from the Los Angeles Times that helps guide you through the ins and outs of the awards season leading up to the Oscar...
Martin Scorsese talks drug addiction. Check it out! It’s no secret that drug addiction can take over a person’s life and cause a lot of trials. Those that find themselves… The post Martin Scorsese talks drug addiction. Check it out!Show More Summary
Also, The Jesus and Mary Chain are back, Martin Scorsese on his near-death experience, black activist to grace Canadian currency, and much more! [ more › ]
The American Film Institute has unveiled its annual AFI Movies of the Year list, which is heavy on Paramount films including the latest comer to the awards-season race, Martin Scorsese’s Silence. Its campaigners have been ramping upShow More Summary
Andrew Garfield and his Silence director Martin Scorsese pose on the cover of THR. Here’s what the pair shared with the mag: Andrew, on filming on location: “[It] does things to your mind, especially when you’re on location in Taiwan, not knowing anybody. I would have about three hours’ sleep a night and have dreams [...]
For 30 years, Martin Scorsese's Silence seemed like a myth, a movie always bobbing just out of reach. The project was always next on Martin Scorsese's to-do list: Silence would come after Gangs of New York, after The Departed, after Hugo. Now that the epic examination of faith and holiness — ... More »
This is the time of year when we're bombarded with very serious (and often depressing) movies vying for Academy Awards nominations. 2016 is no different, with Martin Scorsese’s “Silence,” Denzel Washington’s “Fences,” and the indie “Manchester...Show More Summary
In 1977, director Martin Scorsese followed up the critical and (unexpected) commercial success of Taxi Driver with an even riskier and more ambitious picture. His idea – the kind of thing that could only get a greenlight in that particular moment, in the last thralls of the movement when they’d let a respected director try […]
Martin Scorsese interview with Krishnan Guru-Murthy, where the film director talks about America’s future under Donald Trump, meeting the Pope in Rome and his new film Silence which is out on January 1st.
The Bart & Fleming Podcast this week focuses on why Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is investigating China's big buys in Hollywood. Also up for discussion: Will Martin Scorsese's new film Silence play as well for Oscar voters as it did for...Show More Summary
After its limited debut on Dec. 23, Paramount’s Martin Scorsese movie Silence will now expand on Golden Globes weekend Jan. 6, and again on the four-day MLK weekend Jan. 13. Pic just started screening in the last week for awards season...Show More Summary
Martin Scorsese has been waiting nearly 30 years to bring “Silence” into the world, and tastemakers have anticipated watching it for seemingly as long. On Sunday, both got their wish, as the late December awards release finally had its first official screening, at a packed affair in Westwood in...
When the pope shakes your hand and tells you he hopes that your film “bears much fruit,” everything else — critics groups, career callbacks, splashy openings — kind of falls by the wayside. Filmmaker Martin Scorsese met Pope Francis on Wednesday shortly before a Vatican screening of his latest...
The Pope talked about the movie 'Silence' and getting Andrew Garfield in the priesthood.
(PG-13) Martin Scorsese has lots of tricks up his sleeves, but one of his most effective is to peek in on his character’s often tragic lives from above their heads. Jorge Luengo Ruiz created this stellar compilation of the director’s many top-down moments.
Religion is a major element of Martin Scorsese’s life and his work. His characters frequently grapple with spiritual issues—that is, when more pressing earthly concerns aren’t getting in their way. One hallmark of Scorsese’s career,Show More Summary
It’s fairly easy to recognize a film made by Martin Scorsese: there are scenes in slow motion mixed with wonderful long tracking shots. The stories are often about gangsters or corruption or New York, and you can bet De Niro or DiCaprio will be in them. Oh and his movies almost always include overhead shots—or as … Read more...