Articles tagged martin scorsese

HBO’s ‘Casting By’ Highlights Film’s Creative Rapports

"I don't like casting," says Woody Allen, in his version of how crucial he finds his longtime collaborator, casting director Juliet Taylor, "I don't like to meet people in any area."

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The 100 Essential Directors Part 8: Jean Renoir to Douglas Sirk

From Jean Renior through Douglas Sirk, there may be some choices that raise an eyebrow. While each of the directors we look at today might not be on every cinephile's list of great directors, they absolutely merit inclusion for their distinct visions and dedication to their craft, some despite their questionable personal lives and politics.

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TV Highpoints and Lowpoints of 2010-2011… Number 2

The 2010-2011 TV season saw an unprecedented number of major film directors work in TV, while Charlie Sheen's meltdown was an embarrassment both to him and to those who fixated on his demise.

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Expect Martin Scorsese’s George Harrison documentary this year, says Olivia Harrison

A documentary on the life of George Harrison directed by Martin Scorsese is nearly done and is expected to premiere this year, Harrison’s widow,

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Martin Scorsese’s gritty ‘Taxi Driver’ tops list of latest Blu-rays

The powerful psychological drama “Taxi Driver” leads this week’s lineup of new Blu-ray titles. Deftly directed by Martin Scorsese, “Taxi Driver 35th Anniversary Edition”

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23 Feb 2011 // 6:00 AM

Public Speaking

Public Speaking opens at Film Forum on 2/23.

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‘Michael Jackson’s Vision’ Into the Future

The Moonwalker's short films are brought together here in a single collection. Are you still down with Michael? Are you down? Are you bad?!

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30 Nov 2010 // 4:00 AM

The Year in Music: January 2010

Let’s single out the biggest events that happened in the world of music one month at a time, starting with January 2010.

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‘Stones In Exile’: An Autobiographical Rock ‘n’ Roll Bible

By exiling themselves to small-town America's "Main Street", the Rolling Stones began serving up a rich, steamy gumbo of sounds they certainly didn't invent, but undeniably put their stamp upon.

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Director Martin Scorsese’s absorbing look at mob life, “GoodFellas: 20th Anniversary Edition” (Warner Brothers, 1990, $34.99), tops this week’s list of Blu-ray releases. Scorsese’s

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16 Feb 2010 // 6:38 AM

Martin Scorsese is up to tricks on ‘Shutter Island’

NEW YORK — Nobody involved was surprised that Martin Scorsese’s latest — the gothically inflected psychological thriller “Shutter Island” — is chockablock with references to everything from

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8 Feb 2010 // 9:00 PM

Azrael #1-3

Scorsese-inspired and Petraeus-infused, Fabian Nicieza and Ramon Bachs' new Azrael is an incendiary powder keg, commenting one everything from the War on Terror to its title character's relevance to the very purpose of faith.

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6 Apr 2009 // 9:00 PM

Waltzing with Wilco

As any experienced concert-goer knows, a lively audience can mean the difference between a lackluster event and a memorable night. Sometimes, it’s more important than the band's actual performance.

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10 Aug 2008 // 10:00 PM

Shine a Light

Rarely do movies change my mind about anything, rarer still about rock 'n' roll, but Shine A Light did just that.

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6 Apr 2008 // 10:02 PM

Shine a Light

While the coming together of the Rolling Stones and Martin Scorsese has been heralded as an event, Shine a Light is only fitfully absorbing.

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4 Apr 2008 // 1:30 AM

Martin Scorsese shines the light on the Rolling Stones

As a pre-adolescent Keith Richards wannabe, this writer saw the Rolling Stones at Madison Square Garden, the day after Thanksgiving, 1969. A legendary show. “Monkey Man,” “

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Rolling Stones film ‘Shine a Light’ combines Martin Scorsese’s two greatest loves

Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese is knee-deep in his new film, an adaptation of Dennis Lehane’s thriller “Shutter Island” starring Leonard DiCaprio and Ben Kingsley,

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15 Jan 2008 // 9:00 PM

New York, New York

Scorsese films Liza Minelli like a '40s musical screen goddess, and she repays him with one of her most relaxed, assured acting performances.

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26 Aug 2007 // 9:58 PM

Taxi Driver: Collectors Edition

The extras driving this Collector's Edition of Taxi Driver.

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1 May 2007 // 10:00 PM

Brando

Brando is most original and inspiring when it looks at Brando's other work. As Bobby Seale remembers, "If I said, 'Constitutional democratic civil human rights,' I mean, it lit him up."

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'Wanted' Is a Spaghetti Western That Will Leave You Wanting

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"The charisma of Giuliano Gemma and some stellar action sequences can't save this sub-par spaghetti western.

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