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    MARTIN SCORSESE Martin Charles Scorsese born November 17, 1942) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and film historian. Part of the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking, he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and influential filmmakers in cinema history. In 1990, he founded The Film Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to film preservation, and in 2007 he founded the World Cinema Foundation. He is a recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award for his contributions to the cinema, and has won an Academy Award, a Palme d'Or,Cannes Film Festival Best Director Award, Silver Lion, Grammy Award, Emmys, Golden Globes, BAFTAs, and DGA Awards. Scorsese's body of work addresses…

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    Martin Scorsese is amongst the most recognizable names in Hollywood. His success as a director can be attributed to many things, such as his postmodernist style and his amazing cinematography skills, but what his success as a director truly hinges on is the development of characters, and relationships amongst them, within his movies. Like any great director, Scorsese pulls inspiration for his movies from his own life experience, and as an Italian-American growing up in 1940s and 50s New York,…

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    Film: The New Hollywood

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    suburbs in response to housing and ‘baby boom’ and the introduction of the television meant ‘watching TV replaced going to the movies.’ (Schatz, 1993. pp 8-9) These ‘fragmented situations’ pushed for transformations in exhibition and the introduction of ‘globalized markets’ to increase profit margins. (Schatz, 1993. pp 9) Filmmakers were also pushed to create films that would attract audiences. Directors such as Martin Scorsese and…

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    Most frequently, the supporters of such acts view such remakes better than the original films, which inspired them. For example, in Snow White and the Huntsman, the gender stereotypes in reference to the classic fairy tales are defied similar to Snow Surname 4 White and the Seven Dwarfs, where women are portrayed as authoritative, masculine as well as independent. This implies that the remake is strong in advancing the ideas of the original film. While some film remakes are almost similar to the…

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    Goodfellas Film Analysis

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    United States.” It is the first voice over line from Henry in Goodfellas; and it also sets the tone of the whole film. Martin Scorsese builds an incredible but also cruel gangster world in 146 minutes. Scorsese tells us a story from the angle of the most basic and lowest level gangsters. It is also the same story-telling angle in Mean Street. We can feel the main character’s thirst for power, struggling and fighting for his life, and compromising to the fate at the end. Scorsese builds a…

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    Drugs, greed, hookers, and a giant scam. This would be an accurate way to summarize the "professional" life of Jordan Belfort also known as the "Wolf of Wall Street". Mr. Belfort, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, is the main character in the film The Wolf of Wall Street, a film by Martin Scorsese based on the real life memoir of Jordan Belfort. He is a man consumed in himself and Scorsese makes his viewers want to embody his lifestyle. So how was he able to present and glamorize a life filled with…

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    How To Read A Film

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    until the mid-1920’s that bells theories of electrical transmission of sound were united with the technology of the mechanical phonograph. At almost precisely the same time, sound recordings were united with image recordings to produce the cinema as we know it today” (75) basically talking about the creation of sound and the effects sound has on the creation of film. This specific quote is what brings my next topic into discussion, the invention of sound and the role it plays in both my…

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    Good Fellas Themes

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    An article that was first published by Empire Magazine Issue #17 by Henri Behar says that Martin Scorsese (director of good fellas) experienced a close encounter shooting while just leaving the back seat of an acquaintance's car. As the car drove away another mysterious black car drives up and shoots down the car that Martin had just exited. This incident has influenced Scorsese and enabled great directing qualities in him for this film. Martin portrayed scenes that accompanied the mob setting…

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    white of the older society, which implies that the dying society was innocent and clean. Wharton concisely captures the death of the gilded age, the time of the high class and sophistication that was shallow and a cover for underlying corruption and greed through her novel The Age of Innocence. Through the use of a chronological jump, symbolism, and temporal language, Wharton defines the old order of society as cold and contracting while, in contrast, portraying the new order of society as warm…

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    The movie Shutter Island was directed by Martin Scorsese and was released in 2010. It stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, and Michelle Williams. An escaped patient at Ashecliffie Hospital brings U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his newly appointed partner (Mark Ruffalo) to the remote Island asylum. The escapee, a murderess woman, seems to have simply vanished into thin air from behind a locked door. As Teddy becomes consumed by the case, rumors of horrific…

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