Martin Scorsese

Gilda is out now in a fantastic-looking 2K restoration Blu-ray from The Criterion Collection that reveals what a anomaly the movie truly was.

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You name a cinematic technique, Scorsese uses it here. It’s impossible not to relent to its hallucinatory style, and you may begin to feel a little under the influence yourself.

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When it came out ‘Raging Bull’ barely made its money back and almost ended Martin Scorsese’s career. By the end of the 1980s it had won almost universal critical praise.

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With the release of BFI’s 2012 Sight & Sound Critics’ list of the Top 50 Greatest Films of All Time, and their 2012 Sight & Sound Directors’ Top Ten, everyone has gone list crazy. What are your faves of all time?

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An unusual action movie and a music documentary from one of the most respected filmmakers working today are out on Blu-ray and DVD now.

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Rather than portray Christ (Willem Dafoe) as a person with a benevolent perma-smile whose divine light shines 24/7 , Martin Scorsese (raised a Roman Catholic) and co-screenwriter Paul Schrader (raised as a Calvinist) dare to capture his humanity.

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Starting the new documentary ‘Corman’s World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel’ with spotty, scratched-up film, director Alex Singleton sets the tone for the film right from the get-go.

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The new book ‘If You Like The Sopranos…’, written by Leonard Pierce and published by Limelight Editions, is a well-written introduction to the genre of crime movies and TV shows masquerading as a “book of lists.”

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The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) has announced that “Hugo” director Martin Scorsese will receive the Critics’ Choice Music+Film Award at the 17th annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards. The show will air live for the fifth straight year on VH1 from the Hollywood Palladium on Thursday, January 12

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Another precursor to the Oscars, the National Board of Review has named HUGO the 2011 Best Film of the Year. Will it affect the 2012 Academy Awards?

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Martin Scorsese isn’t really the kind of director you would expect to mount a big-budget family film, but once its clear that the beautifully shot ‘Hugo’ is both an adventure movie and a love letter to restoring classic cinema, it all makes sense.

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Martin Scorsese has a lot of recurring themes in the movies he’s directed over the last 44 years, but he’s never helmed a 3D kids’ movie. That is until ‘Hugo’ is released on November 23. With that date approaching, I thought it would be a good time to tackle the filmography of Martin Scorsese, one of America’s greatest directors. Here are the Top 10 Martin Scorsese Movies.

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock is watching all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film are recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! Eff you Holiday season. Don’t you know that I have movies to watch [...]

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Seeing Double is the Scene-Stealers series that celebrates the only thing better than watching one movie—watching two movies. Each week we look for a more perfect cinematic union as we view and discuss a pair of movies chosen either for things they have in common or things they don’t. The films may be old or [...]

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“I used to think God was angry, too, but not anymore! He used to jump on me like a wild bird and dig his claws into my head. But then one morning, he came to me. He blew over me like a cool breeze and said, ‘Stand up!’ And here I am.” When “The Last [...]

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