At this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, Robert De Niro hosted friend and collaborator Martin Scorsese for a freewheeling conversation about the director’s career. They discussed his titles ranging from their 1982 flop The King of Comedy (and how it was resuscitated by film culture) to Scorsese’s massive success with Leonardo DiCaprio in 2013’s The Wo...

Martin Scorsese, born in Queens, New York, grew up in Manhattan’s Little Italy. During this year’s Tribeca Film Festival Talk with actor Robert De Niro, the filmmaker described this particular pocket of the city as the intersection of “the Italian-Americans, the Sicilians, the Neapolitans… not necessarily in the Bronx or the West Side, but the East...

We’re going to ask you to don your thinking caps for a minute with this question: Name a better director/actor tandem in Hollywood history than Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese. Go on. We’ll wait. De Niro’s best movie roles almost completely overlap with Scorsese’s legendary films. You might be able to argue Quentin Tarantino and Samuel L. Jackso...

On Wednesday, November 14 at 7 PM, on the eve of his 76th birthday, Martin Scorsese returns to his childhood parish, the Basilica of Saint Patrick’s Old Cathedral on Mott and Prince Streets, for a conversation about how his youthful imagination was inspired by his church and his neighborhood of Little Italy.  Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 7:00 PM...

C’è pochissimo tempo da perdere in introduzioni all’inizio dell’incontro con Martin Scorsese alla Festa del cinema di Roma, perché da che erano stati concordati 5 film italiani importanti per la formazione del regista italoamericano, Scorsese ha continuato ad aggiungerne fino a poco prima dell’evento. Da 5 sono subito passati a 6, poi ha fatto sape...

Rossellini, Antonioni, Pasolini, De Sica, Olmi, Germi, Rosi, Visconti e Fellini: ci sono tutti i maestri del neorealismo italiano tra i nomi che hanno influenzato il cinema di Martin Scorsese. Lo racconta lo stesso regista statunitense nell’incontro con il pubblico, organizzato dalla Festa del cinema di Roma per conferirgli il premio alla carriera...

Uno dei più grandi registi al mondo, premio Oscar nel 2007 per The Departed, da ieri è a tutti gli effetti cittadino italiano. Martin Scorsese è stato trascritto infatti, alle ore 11:05, l’atto di nascita al Comune di Polizzi Generosa (Palermo) che ufficializza la cittadinanza italiana. La richiesta è arrivata il 9 agosto scorso dal Consolato gener...

Martin Scorsese will be honored with the 13th annual Rome Film Fest's lifetime achievement award. Italian director Paolo Taviani will present the honor.  The announcement was made in Rome on Tuesday by the festival's director Antonio Monda and the head of the Fondazione Cinema per Roma, Laura Delli Colli.  Scorsese has long had ties to Italy. His g...

Growing up in a working-class family in the mean streets of New York City’s Little Italy neighborhood, Martin Scorsese admits he didn’t have access to books. He got his education about the world by going to the local cinema.“I learned a lot about American ideals primarily from the movies,” Scorsese recalls. “Something like The Grapes of Wrath . . ....

His epic saga Vikings has become one of the world’s most popular television shows, even boosting tourism in Scandinavia. The Tudors enjoyed similar success. Now Michael Hirst, the British screenwriter, is joining forces with Hollywood director Martin Scorsese, to make a series about a joint obsession: the Romans. The Caesars will tell the story of...