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  • Martin Scorsese

    final project‚ I chose to learn more about my favorite director‚ Martin Scorsese. From as far as I can remember‚ Martin Scorsese’s films have always intrigued me like no others have. There are many reasons why I am drawn to his type of films and his style of directing. Martin Scorsese has directed films that support his ethnic background. He has revolutionized the motion picture industry with the films he has directed. Scorsese has a unique approach in directing his films. Lastly‚ Scorsese’s

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  • Martin Scorsese Research Paper

    Martin Scorsese Since the dawn of filmmaking‚ directors have used their personal experiences to influence their films. They try to evoke some form of emotion out of the viewer based off of something that they find very familiar to them. Martin Scorsese’s Italian heritage helped to shape his directorial style in films. Martin Scorsese was constantly surrounded by all things Italian. He was born on November 17‚ 1942 in Corona‚ Queens‚ New York (LoBrutto‚ 11). He lived in Corona‚ an Italian dominated

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  • Martin Scorsese and George

    Lennie said‚ "George." "Yeah?" "I done another bad thing." Lennie said‚ "George." "Yeah?" "I done another bad thing." "It don’t make no difference‚" George said‚ and he fell silent again. (6.34-37) Lennie said‚ "George." "Yeah?" "I done another bad thing." "It don’t make no difference‚" George said‚ and he fell silent again. (6.34-37) Lennie said‚ "George." "Yeah?" "I done another bad thing." Lennie said‚ "George." "Yeah?" "I done another bad thing

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  • Martin Scorsese and the Raging Bull

    Martin Scorsese and Raging Bull Martin Scorsese is said to be one of the greatest American filmmakers of all time. Graduating with a Masters in filmmaking from New York University‚ Scorsese has directed films including: Taxi Driver‚ New York New York‚ Good Fellas‚ Raging Bull‚ and more recently – The Boardwalk Empire. Now - to dive into the aspect of color versus black and white in the movie‚ Raging Bull. Researching both the movie and the mindset of Martin Scorsese led to some interesting

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  • Scorsese & Authorship Theory

    Paper Assignment One | Prompt One In the context of this analysis‚ authorship will be defined as both origin and personality. Martin Scorsese’s authorship is made apparent through his repeated use of the subject matter of isolation. In the films Mean Streets (Martin Scorsese 1973)‚ Italianamerican (Martin Scorsese 1974)‚ and Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese 1976) Scorsese is able to depict different forms of isolation by drawing on personal experiences and using reoccurring ¬¬¬styles and themes throughout;

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  • Music in Scorsese films

    2) For Martin Scorsese‚ popular music in films ‘doesn’t have to serve simply as mood music or be an unimaginative device for establishing a time period.’ (Romney & Wootton‚ 1995: 1)Taking this as a starting point‚ discuss the use of popular music in either one or two films or the work of one film director. I will be looking at the films of Martin Scorsese regarding his statement that popular music in films ‘doesn’t have to serve simply as mood music or be an unimaginative device for establishing

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  • Martin Scorsese's Hugo

    Martin Scorsese’s Hugo No director loves movies more than Martin Scorsese. Knowing that he has spent the past four decades declaring his affection for the movies‚ you won’t be considered foolish to presume that good ‘ol Marty has finally started to calm down. But you would presume wrong. His voice has never been louder and clearer. Founded on Scorsese’s lifelong love affair with the movies‚ “Hugo” is a dazzling and magical gem that embraces the very essence of film itself. You can sense an

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  • Martin Scorsese's Raging Bull

    Martin Scorsese has a constant reel of film spinning in his head‚ continuously creating structurally improvised works of art”. (Bould‚ Mark) His film Raging Bull is an important example of his techniques and style as a director. Scorsese has also made a few important relationships throughout his career. His collaboration with actor Robert De Niro and editor Thelma Schoonmaker‚ created the cinematic masterpiece‚ Raging Bull. The film brought the team a great deal of success. Martin Scorsese’s

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  • Martin Scorsese's The King of Comedy: Elements Creating the Central Theme

    Sick on my duck Critical Analysis of Scorsese’s "The King of Comedy" To be king for a day is the central theme in "The King of Comedy" by Martin Scorsese‚ a black comedy that features Robert De Niro as Rupert Pupkin‚ an eccentric wannabe stand-up comic hell bent on achieving stardom. Pupkin idolizes talk show host Jerry Langford (played by Jerry Lewis) the proclaimed "King of Late Night." Pupkin’s goal in life is to replace Langford becoming "The King of Comedy" hence the title. He believes

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  • Method Acting In Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver

    Niro acts with a unique intensity that transcends throughout all of his performances on screen. He is an actor that believes in the style of Method Acting and has shown an unshakable commitment to his craft throughout his career. His performance in Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver demonstrates how significant an actor can be. De Niro perfectly embodies the character of Travis Bickle- a man who

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