Essays Tagged: "Martin Scorsese"

Emergence of Violence in American Cinema

another. It was not until the late sixties and seventies that such visionaries as Stanley Kubrick, Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, Sam Peckinpah, and William Friedken, to mention a few, came a ... ase went to trail the lawyers played the film over and over for the jury. In Mary Pat Kelly's book, Martin Scorsese A Journey, Scorsese states, "Showing the movie in court is unfair. It's like the end ...

(6 pages) 333 4 4.6 Aug/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Taxi Driver

(3 pages) 69 0 3.5 Jan/1994

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Hollywood's Attack on Religion, from the book Hollywood vs. America by Michael Medved

to the release of the motion picture The Last Temptation of Christ. MCA/Universal, which funded the Martin Scorsese film, called the protesters a "know-nothing wacky pack" (38). However, as Medved poi ... ing the production of the other films, not afterward. Again, Medved argues back, pointing out that "Martin Scorsese and his associates kept their plans for The Last Temptation a closely guarded secret ...

(6 pages) 67 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A discussion of Martin Scorsese's films and the violent influence they have had on the American people

eople, all they did was record it.One director who is known for the violence levels in his films is Martin Scorsese. From an early age, Martin Scorsese was a student of the classic westerns of directo ... mmaking, Manoogian helped Scorsese conceive his goals and would remain a major influence throughout Martin's career. From the first class onward, Scorsese was determined to become a director, and the ...

(9 pages) 147 0 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Film Analysis Review of the Gangs of New York.

ality people had to live through while this melting pot of a country was being forged, but in 2002, Martin Scorsese's "The Gangs of New York" revealed to America some of the ugliest histories of our c ...

(4 pages) 107 1 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A textual analysis of the Martin Scorscese film Goodfellas

dfellas, 1990)In the year 1990 Warner Bros released a motion picture titled Goodfellas. Directed by Martin Scorsese, the narratives main strand dealt with the issue of a misguided youth enjoying his r ...

(7 pages) 140 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Martain Scorsese's Film Career

Martin Scorsese has been called a "directing god by movie critic, Roger Ebert. He has been called th ... d the "most influential and best director of their time" by fellow director, George Lucas. Director Martin Scorsese has been an influential director for the past twenty years. Scorsese is in the 60's ... , Scorsese has built loyalties to actor, screen writes and editors who he uses in many of his films.Martin Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942 in the East Side of Queens, New York, in an area calle ...

(6 pages) 75 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors


ntial amount of money (if the job allows it), as in the case with Jake La Motta, the protagonist in Martin Scorsese's Raging Bull. Because Jake is a boxer, society is essentially giving him monetary i ... and Vicki. By way of such visual techniques such as the mise-en-scene in the majority of the film, Martin Scorsese shows us that Jake La Motta is in fact, as the title suggests, a Raging Bull.

(6 pages) 71 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Alternative Cinema

Cady and then the film ends with the equilibrium that returns when Cady dies. In the 1991 version, Martin Scorsese, its director, who although not generally classed as an alternative filmmaker, is cl ... ing 'cult' status. The film-makers that emerged through the seventies, for example Stanley Kubrick, Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Copolla and Arthur Penn, all displayed prominent anti-Hollywood thread ...

(12 pages) 116 2 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Gangster Films

ches on various political issues in America at that moment in time. The film Goodfellas directed by Martin Scorsese in 1990 is a film about gangsters working their way up through the ladder of the mob ... lm about gangsters working their way up through the ladder of the mob. Casino which was directed by Martin Scorsese as well, in 1995 is a struggle for power, money, and a woman over two gangsters. The ...

(4 pages) 75 0 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Black Elements in Taxi Driver

even melancholy beginning has already suggested to the audience that the story won't be a light one.Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver (1976) was classified as a "neo--noir", which revives the themes of cl ...

(6 pages) 55 1 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Black Elements of the film Taxi Driver

ck. It shows the unhealthy side of the main character's psychology.Camera Ⅲ:The film director Scorsese appeared as a husband spying on his wife, whose silhouette appeared through a window. He wa ... other people (except Iris and Betsy) he seldom looked at them. In order to emphasize these scenes, Scorsese uses some unusual high angles. So black elements are focused on by expressionistic camera a ...

(3 pages) 39 0 4.2 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Taxi Driver Movie Review Film Studies The essay is about 500 words

Director Martin Scorsese had established himself as a promising filmmaker with his breakthrough film Mean Str ... to the proceedings, but never getting carried away with visual trickery at the mercy of substance. Martin Scorsese is also a master of the visual comment: in one unforgettable shot, Travis stands at ...

(2 pages) 64 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Aviator Review

t, Alec Bladwin, Alan Alda, Ian Holm, Danny Huston,Gwen Stefani, Jude Law, John C. Reilly.Director: Martin ScorseseRating: PG-13Genre: DramaPlot Summary: The Aviator was a magnificent story of the lif ... resses Ava Gardner (Kate Beckinsale) and Faith Domergue (Kelli Garner).In this movie, the director, Martin Scorsese, spent perhaps too much time showing Hughes' struggles with OCD and other mental dis ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Curbside Cuckold's Influence in "Taxi Driver"

out his rage on the people of New York City.The scene begins when Travis picks up a man (played by Martin Scorcese) and drives him to an apartment building. The scene opens with a medium tracking sho ...

(3 pages) 16 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Martin Scorsese Taxi Driver

Director: Martin Scorsese "Taxi Driver"� (1976) as American social comment Scorsese was born on Novembe ...

(6 pages) 30 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of Gangs of New York

UM/150: Introduction to Film StudiesWorkshop 5Word Count: 2083Analysis of Gangs of New YorkIn 2002, Martin Scorsese teamed up with Miramax Films to direct Gangs of New York, a film he had dreamed of m ... n mansions, were very revealing of the different lifestyles between lower and upper class societies.Martin Scorsese filmed Gangs of New York on location in Rome, Italy after several years of research. ...

(8 pages) 47 0 5.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Gangs of New York

Gangs of New York was a 2002 film by Martin Scorsese. It attempts to depict the lifestyle for gang members in the 19th century. The film ...

(4 pages) 30 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Character

(1 pages) 498 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

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Auteur AssignmentMartin ScorseseFilmography:Martin Scorsese plays many different rolls in the world of film. He start ... me interested and involved throughout the entire movie, no boring bits.Genre:Most people think that Martin Scorsese is just a director of New York gangster movies, But those who really know Scorsese's ... ried inside regarding his past.OpinionTo be honest there is not one movie that I have seen directed Martin Scorsese that I have disliked in any way. I am a fan of many of the actors he picks for his f ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Art Essays