NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: Comedian Jerry Lewis and director Martin Scorsese embrace on stage at 'The King of Comedy' Closing Night Screening Gala during the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival on April 27, 2013 in New York City.
Noting that Martin Scorsese helped him get rights to Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai, Weinstein enlisted both Yen and Yuen Wo Ping to at least have a conversation with him about it.
At the American Film Institute, we also want to shine a proper light on his contributions to the art form as writer, producer, director and actor--and who better to bestow this honor than one of the masters of American film, Martin Scorsese.More quotes »
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DiCaprio to team up with Dennis Lehane again for crime film
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Martin Scorsese on Film Preservation and the Future of Movies
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'The Atlanta Way' documentary filmmaker discovers why 'gentrification' is a four-letter word
Williams today is a 28-year-old graduate with a resume of production experience working under big dogs like Spike Lee and Martin Scorsese, yet he still doesn't consider himself a full-fledged filmmaker. After years of trial-and-error stops and starts, however, from Atlanta Creative Loafing Read more »
Cannes: Foursome Team Up for Chicago Crime Boss Film 'Hubris'
credits include David Ayer’s Street Kings and the horror pic Mirrors. She is also executive producing Martin Scorsese’s upcoming The Wolf of Wall Street. CG Cinema’s Charles Gillibert, Bluegrass Films’ Scott Stuber, Emjag Productions’ Alexandra Milchan, and from Hollywood Reporter Read more »
NYU prexy slammed again
Tisch School of the Arts — whose famous alumni include Martin Scorsese, Spike Lee and Alec Baldwin — became the latest school to submit a vote of no confidence in the university’s president, John Sexton. In March, the university’s College of Arts & Sciences from New York Post Read more »