Scorsese on Scorsese

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Publisher: Faber & Faber

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ContributionsIan Christie (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
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ISBN 100571220029
ISBN 109780571220021

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Prolific filmmaker Martin Scorsese says Marvel movies are “not cinema” and compares superhero fare to theme parks. Speaking to Empire Magazine Author: Cameron Bonomolo.

From the moment he captured the film world's attention with Mean Streets (), a portrait of life at the fringes of the Mob, it was clear that a dazzling cinematic talent had arrived on the scene.

With Robert DeNiro, one of the most talented young actors from this film, Scorsese went on to make some of the greatest American films of the postwar period, including Taxi Driver (). Scorsese’s fascination with the urban underworld continued even into period pieces such as this adaptation of Herbert Asbury‘s non-fiction book “The Gangs of New York.”.

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Martin Charles Scorsese was born on Novem in Queens, New York City, to Catherine Scorsese (née Cappa) and Charles Scorsese, who both worked in Manhattan's garment district, and whose families both came from Palermo, was raised in the neighborhood of Little Italy, which later provided the inspiration for several of his films.

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