Martin Scorsese
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//Features

Surviving the Moral Narrative of 'Taxi Driver' 40 Years On
11 Feb 2016 // 9:45 PM

"You do a thing and that's what you are." So what does that make us, the voyeurs in Travis Bickle’s world?

Martin Scorsese's Best Marriage of Film and Music Is Showcased in 'Goodfellas'
4 Nov 2013 // 9:14 PM

Martin Scorsese is a master filmmaker and often just as brilliant at incorporating music into his work. Nowhere have those skills shone brighter than in Goodfellas.

//Columns

Scorsese vs. Scorsese: Tales of Two Dreamers
15 Apr 2014 // 9:30 PM

The Wolf of Wall Street celebrates deception, whereas Hugo upholds the search for truth. Which worldview is Scorsese's?

Waltzing with Wilco
6 Apr 2009 // 5:00 PM

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.

//Reviews

'Keith Richards: A Life in Pictures' Makes Addictive Eye Contact With the Living Legend
8 Mar 2016 // 9:05 PM

A lot of rock stars are hard to look at, either because when one gets up close you can see they've got simply too much crazy-eye, or dead-eye, or entitled-eye.

Sex & Drugs & Stocks 'n' Blow
24 Mar 2014 // 2:00 AM

The Wolf of Wall Street becomes a frightening morality play wherein the morals worth celebrating or demonizing depend entirely upon the viewer.

//Blogs

10 Oscar Winners (and the Films They Should Have Won For)
26 Feb 2015 // 5:59 AM

Sometimes, the Academy Awards a consolation prize of sorts for getting it wrong in a previous year. Here are 10 examples of this phenomenon.

Double Take: Mean Streets (1973)
19 Jan 2015 // 5:00 AM

Starting today at PopMatters, "Double Take" does for film what "Counterbalance" does for music. Film geeks Steve Leftridge and Steve Pick regularly examine the "500 Greatest Films Ever Made".

//News

Anger Drove Martin Scorsese to Make 'Wolf of Wall Street'
5 Jan 2014 // 12:17 AM

Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street” hit at the end of 2013 like a contraption that is part stun gun and part paintball, jolting

Oscars 2012: Five directors, five approaches
27 Jan 2012 // 6:35 AM

LOS ANGELES — They have worked in diverse disciplines — acting, screenwriting, theater, television, exploitation films — were born in three countries and have made radically dissimilar movies.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Jodie Foster's First Great Performance: 'The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Why has this low-budget Canadian-French production flown under the radar?

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