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Walkey Talk: Scorsese in the 21st Century

Posted by: Michael Walkey  //  December 1, 2011 @ 10:13am

Do we really need to praise Martin Scorsese any more than he's been already? Do I have to reiterate the contributions he's made to film, not just through his endless list of cinematic masterpieces, but also through his contributions and advocacy of film preservation? Do I need to remind you about his passion for cinema?

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Review: Shutter Island

Posted by: Elizabeth Hughes Belzil  //  February 20, 2010 @ 12:11am

Despite a Best Director Oscar and numerous accolades, the last decade hasn't been Martin Scorsese's best: his films either lumbering behemoths or modest retreads. Gangs of New York was uneven, The Aviator overstuffed (in the way biopics habitually are), and The Departed a throwback to the mob genre which made him a household name.

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