Friday, April 28, 2017

Martin Scorsese

Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017

Thelma Schoonmaker would still be working on Martin Scorsese's "Silence" if she could.

The legendary editor is sitting in the Midtown Manhattan office where she cut Scorsese's latest, his deeply felt spiritual epic about Jesuit priests in feudal Japan. Schoonmaker sits in between her...

Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017

Adam Driver prefers not to see the films and TV shows he's in, a policy that he grants he's taken a little far.

"I haven't seen 'Lincoln' and I have, like, the smallest part in 'Lincoln,' Driver says, chuckling. "It's not called 'Samuel Beckwith the Telegraph Operator,' it's called ... '...

Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017

For composers Kim Allen Kluge and Kathryn Kluge, the challenge of scoring director Martin Scorsese’s Silence was daunting. Yet paradoxically it in some respects came naturally thanks to the direction they received from Scorsese who also wrote the screenplay in concert with Jay Cocks. ...

Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016

Martin Scorsese's Manhattan office, in a midtown building a few blocks northwest of the cordoned-off Trump Tower, may be the most concentrated bastion of reverence for cinema on the face of the earth.

There's a small screening room where

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Thursday, Jun. 16, 2016

Turner Classic Movies, that bastion of black-and-white, holds a unique place on the dial and in the hearts of cinephiles. In a continuous, commercial-free stream, much of the history of Hollywood is on view, 24/7, for sampling and binging - an uncorrupted corner of celluloid obsession that...

Sunday, Apr. 26, 2015

The Tribeca Film Festival ended Saturday night with a bang — a special 25th anniversary screening of the Martin Scorsese gangster flick "Goodfellas."

On the red carpet, star Ray Liotta recalled something Scorsese told him before filming began that...

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Song credits won't be the latest place to feature Mick Jagger's name. Instead, look to upcoming films and TV shows.

The Rolling Stones frontman has been busy producing projects, from this year's James Brown biopic "Get on Up" to a not-yet-titled HBO...

Wednesday, Sep. 24, 2014

As the New York Review of Books approached its 50th anniversary in 2013, editor Robert Silvers and his staff wondered if words were enough to honor one of the world's signature literary publications.

"Should we do anything at all, rumble along in our...

Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Visiting a retired Frank Capra at his Sierra Nevada hideaway, Clint Eastwood was baffled.

"I always thought: 'He could be making a film right now. He's as lucid as could be. Here's the great Frank Capra not doing it,'" Eastwood recalled of the famed...

Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014

Steve McQueen has gained his first directors guild nomination for his grimly historic saga "12 Years a Slave," substantiating the British director's place as a top contender at the Academy Awards.

Other first-time nominees announced on Tuesday were Alfonso Cuaron for his lost-in-space...