Martin Scorsese

And Unto Dust We Shall Return: On Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’

  By Theo Zenou This review contains spoilers.   The Irishman, Martin Scorsese’s hyped return to the gangster genre, is…

3 months ago

Scorsese On the Ropes: The ‘Kamikaze’ Film-Making of ‘Raging Bull’

  By Tim Pelan Scorsese’s Raging Bull is not your dad's boxing movie. It's certainly not a story of conventional…

3 months ago

Play for Play: How The Color of Money’s ‘One For Them’ Assignment Reignited Martin Scorsese’s Hunger for the Work

  By Tim Pelan After 'The Last Temptation' was cancelled in ’83, I had to get myself back in shape.…

4 months ago

‘Goodfellas’ at 30: Martin Scorsese’s Anthropological Goodlife Through a Lens

Photographed by Barry Wetcher © Warner Bros.   By Tim Pelan As far back as I can remember, director Martin…

5 months ago

Approaching Menace: The American Pathology of Martin Scorsese’s ‘Taxi Driver’

Taxi Driver poster art by Tony Stella https://www.tony-stella.com/   By Tim Pelan Loneliness has followed me my whole life, everywhere.…

7 months ago

‘Bringing Out the Dead’: Scorsese’s Deeply Humane Unsung Gem

  By Koraljka Suton We wanted to do New York at night in a way that would create a claustrophobic…

1 year ago

Paradise Lost: How Martin Scorsese’s ‘Casino’ Charts the Rise and Fall of a Criminal Empire

  By Tim Pelan This story has to be on a big canvas. There’s no sense in my getting Bob…

1 year ago

‘Kundun’: Martin Scorsese’s Serene Meditation on the Transient Nature of Life

  By Koraljka Suton It is no secret that Martin Scorsese is a devoutly religious man. His life-long quest to…

1 year ago

‘The Last Temptation of Christ’ As a Testament to and an Exploration of Scorsese’s Own Faith

  By Koraljka Suton Ever since he was a little boy, director Martin Scorsese wanted to make a movie about…

2 years ago

God’s Lonely Funny Man: Martin Scorsese’s ‘The King of Comedy’ and America’s Pathological Obsession with Fame

  By Tim Pelan In this age of television wannabes and quick fix celebs, it is fitting to look back…

2 years ago