This week, we celebrate the 80th birthday of one of Hollywood’s finest filmmakers since the dawn of the medium, Martin Scorsese. The New York-born filmmaker has sculpted a career like no other through his knack for depicting gritty, noir narratives, often centralised around the violent lives of machismo-leading men and their descent into a life of...

His son Andrea recounts: "Once Upon a Time in America was supposed to be called Once Upon a Time: America but my father said the title was too 'cocky.'" It took almost 40 years and a beautiful documentary film for us to realize that, at least on that occasion, Sergio Leone was too humble. And perhaps it is no coincidence that the title of the film...

A Gangs of New York TV show is being developed with Martin Scorsese. According to Deadline, the upcoming show is based on the 1927 non-fiction book by Herbert Asbury and will focus on new characters that did not appear in the 2002 movie. Scorsese was previously attached to another adaptation of Gangs of New York back in 2013. “This time and era of...

Martin Scorsese is one of the best directors in movie history. His works are eclectic and his passion for portraying the lives of real people is applauded by critics. He’s poured his heart and soul into each and every one of his movies and he’s got a unique dedication to actors that he works with with continued collaboration spanning decades. There...

Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese, considered one of the most prominent and influential filmmakers working today, will receive the prestigious Eva Monley Award from the Location Managers Guild International at its 9th Annual LMGI Awards, set for August 27, 2022, at the Los Angeles Center Studios. The awards ceremony and dinner will hon...

Martin Scorsese’s early success in the 1970s came with Mean Streets in 1973, a film that marked the beginning of a lucrative career collaborating with acting star Robert De Niro. Mean Streets’ successful formula of gritty realism and the stark reflection of inner-city life was brought to a climax in 1976 with the release of Scorsese’s magnum opus, ...

We had some problems trying to get Goodfellas made. It came at a low moment in my career and the studios were not exactly eager to work with me. And it was a big production, with locations all over New York and many speaking parts. We also needed to find just the right actor to play the lead, Henry Hill. The part required a rare combination of qual...

Martin Scorsese is one of the best filmmakers of all time, and what makes him one of the most beloved is that his movies are consistently great. Where even the very best auteurs have had bad days at the office, when it comes to critical and audiences receptions, the Italian American director has an untouchable batting average. It seems like he gets...

Martin Scorsese, a Hollywood genius, has made numerous films in different genres through the years. He has received many awards for his brilliant work. Scorsese has struggled dramatically and worked hard to create the $100 million fortune that he enjoys today. A self-made man and an exceptional director, Scorsese made his fortune mainly from film d...

NYU Tisch School of the Arts has received a major gift from the Hobson/Lucas Family Foundation to establish the Martin Scorsese Institute of Global Cinematic Arts, an academic and production institute which will encompass the new, state-of-the-art Martin Scorsese Virtual Production Center, the Martin Scorsese Department of Cinema Studies, and suppo...