Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese is among the latest Netflix titles to join The Criterion Collection. This is a film that film allows audiences to revisit some of our nation’s best poets during the height of their prime. It’s a blast to the past as we travel all the way back in a time machine to 1975. This is when Bob Dylan starts to put together this musical revue. What…"Rolling Thunder Revue Heads Home On Criterion"
Gangs of New York may have a lot to enjoy about the film but at the end of the day, it is a flawed epic and well short of being a masterpiece. In many ways, this is the history of New York City according to Martin Scorsese. The script itself is based on Herbert Asbury’s The Gangs of New York. However, it gets an original screenplay nomination because they drift so far from the book’s…"Gangs of New York Is A Flawed Epic"
The Departed continues filmmaker Martin Scorsese’s trend of making at least one motion picture masterpiece per decade–this time, winning an Oscar. Even though the film adapts a story from another country, the filmmakers still find a way to tie it to Boston. This is one of the best ideas to go into the film. For all intents and purposes, mob boss Frank Costello (Jack Nicholson) is Whitey Bulger. Basically, the film deals with crime and…"The Departed: A Martin Scorsese Masterpiece"
Marvel Studios is not to blame for the changing cinema landscape but there is certainly a problem with the current way in which we view movies. Oscar-winning filmmaker Martin Scorsese has made some interesting comments while promoting The Irishman. Other filmmakers came to his defense when it came to what is and isn’t cinema. Some other filmmakers decided to call him out. It wasn’t until he expanded on his comments in the New York Times…"Cinema: Martin Scorsese, Marvel, and Indie Film"
The Irishman utilizes current de-aging technology but the film is another epic masterpiece in filmmaking from Oscar-winning filmmaker Martin Scorsese. Netflix may have released Roma last year but The Irishman is its biggest test yet. With a legendary filmmaker at the helm, it shows that Netflix isn’t playing around. Scorsese is a legend in the industry–this goes without saying. The only question now is will those among the old guard consider this film during awards…"The Irishman: Another Martin Scorsese Masterpiece"
Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese allows us to revisit some of our nation’s best poets during the height of their prime. It’s a blast to the past as we travel all the way back in a time machine to 1975. This is when Bob Dylan starts to put together this musical revue. What better way than to celebrate America’s bicentennial birthday than by showcasing some of the best musicians that…"Rolling Thunder Revue – A Bob Dylan Story"
Martin Scorsese has come on board to produce an origin film of The Joker for Warner Bros. Pictures and DC Entertainment with The Hangover’s Todd Phillips on board to direct. Phillips will co-write the screenplay with Scott Silver (8 Mile, The Fighter). Is Phillips really the best person to direct this film? For all the talk about Rotten Tomatoes making or breaking a movie, there’s only two films marked as Certified Fresh for Phillips: Borat:…"The Joker Origin Movie: Martin Scorsese to produce, Todd Phillips direct"