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'Gangs Of New York' TV Show?

Posted 03.29.2013 | TV

Martin Scorsese is working on a "Gangs Of New York" TV show, and it's going to be even bigger than the 2002 movie. According to The Wrap, Scorsese...

Robert De Niro Classic Closing Tribeca

AP | Posted 05.28.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — The Tribeca Film Festival will close with a 30th anniversary restoration of Martin Scorsese's "The King of Comedy." This year's fest...

Scorsese Urges City To Protect Bowery From Development

AP | Posted 05.21.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Famed director Martin Scorsese wants New York's mean streets to keep some of their grittiness. The "Gangs of New York" director has ...

Most Influential Celebrities Of 2013

Posted 03.15.2013 | Celebrity

Forbes' list of the 10 most influential celebrities of 2013, released Thursday, provides few surprises, particularly when it comes to the No. 1 pick: ...

Martin Scorsese's Incredible Editor

Posted 03.12.2013 | Entertainment

This is an exclusive excerpt from the forthcoming Film issue of Port magazine, guest edited by Daniel Day Lewis. Thelma Schoonmaker has worked as ...

Local Hero: A 30th Anniversary Ceilidh

Donald Liebenson | Posted 04.29.2013 | Entertainment
Donald Liebenson

Director Bill Forsyth's Local Hero, starring Peter Riegert and Burt Lancaster, recently marked its 30th anniversary. To ex.erience Local Hero is to be besotted by it, much like the film's main character,

Witness to a Persecution: In Search of Blacklistee John Garfield

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 04.24.2013 | Entertainment
Robert David Jaffee

"You talk really fast, man," said Julie Garfield, actress and daughter of the late Warner Brothers star John Garfield, who was known for his accelerated streetwise patter. "Who do you think you are, Martin Scorsese?"

The Best Rock Concert Movie -- and What Makes It Better on Blu-Ray

John Farr | Posted 03.25.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

It's my (and many others') pick for the best rock concert movie ever: Martin Scorsese's The Last Waltz. For those in the dark, this was Scorsese's filming of The Band's farewell concert at San Francisco's Winterland Ballroom on Thanksgiving Day, 1976.

P.J. Byrne Is the Craziest* Man I've Ever Met (*Good Crazy)

Kerri Doherty | Posted 03.06.2013 | Comedy
Kerri Doherty

In our recent interview, I learned why P.J. encompasses the ability to steal every scene that he's in: the man is a free-flowing ball of crazy energy. While most guests simply walk onto the set, P.J. rode in on a skateboard and immediately knocked over a giant light stand.

This Holiday Season, What Happens When All of Our Cultural Memories Go Digital?

Govindini Murty | Posted 02.23.2013 | Technology
Govindini Murty

As you celebrate this holiday season, be sure to save your digital memories by printing them out or backing them up. And beyond that, do everything you can to speak out for internet freedom.

Quentin Tarantino -- He's Worried About Becoming Out of Touch

Michael Russnow | Posted 02.20.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

What does out of touch mean, exactly? Perhaps, considering Tarantino is about to turn 50 and is deathly afraid of losing his grip, that after one "descends" into his/her 60s one has no idea what is going on or, worse, has no idea how to do the research to find out. This is preposterous.

Bill Clinton Is Getting The Documentary Treatment From Martin Scorsese

Posted 02.16.2013 | Entertainment

Bill Clinton and Martin Scorsese will team for a new documentary about the 42nd President of the United States. The film, which will air on HBO, wa...

Martin Scorsese and Chuck Prentiss's Weird and Wonderful Attempts to Resuscicate the Past

Myra Chanin | Posted 02.10.2013 | Weird News
Myra Chanin

Chuck's performances have turned into a mission -- to bridge generations by bringing old-time Jewish Broadway to the grandchildren of the people who actually saw these stars in their glory days.

Why 3D doesn't matter

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.03.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

After seeing Life of Pi and The Hobbit, whose 48-frame-per-second 3D is game-changing, according to some observers, it feels like the right time for m...

Happy Birthday, Martin Scorsese!

Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

Martin Scorsese was born in Queens, New York on Nov. 17, 1942. In the 70 years since his birth, he's responsible for some of the most indelible images...

Paramount Acquires Scorsese's 'Wolf'

EW.com | Posted 10.17.2012 | Entertainment

Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio are taking their stock market true crime thriller The Wolf of Wall Street to Paramount Pictures, EW has confirme...

Publicist To The Stars Dies

AP | Posted 12.07.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — A longtime New York City publicist who worked with celebrities including Marilyn Monroe, Robert Redford and Martin Scorsese has died...

Leonardo DiCaprio's New Mom

AP | Posted 10.02.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- Christine Ebersole and Leonardo DiCaprio are going to be family in the film "The Wolf of Wall Street." Talent agency APA said Tuesday ...

Save Our Species!

Matt Kohn | Posted 11.14.2012 | Entertainment
Matt Kohn

Before long, you are on earth and in space, and feeling around your own brain, and your connection to the global history uncovered through anthropology and archaeology. Never will you be just a tourist at a World Heritage site, but a witness.

Celebs Who Wanted To Become A Priest Or Nun (Yes, We're Serious)

Posted 09.14.2012 | Celebrity

In 1963, Dolores Hart, often dubbed the "next Grace Kelly," famously broke up her engagement with her boyfriend and quit Hollywood to become a nun -- ...

Movie Review: The Master

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.10.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Given the evidence of The Master and his last film, There Will Be Blood, I'd offer this: Anderson seems bent on making movies that challenge the viewer to figure out what he's really about.

Movie Review: Side by Side

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.30.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Side by Side should be required viewing in any film school worth its salt and, undoubtedly, will be. But as up-to-the-minute as it is, by next year, it undoubtedly will be dated. And, before long, it will be a curiosity.

Leonardo DiCaprio & Jonah Hill Stop By Bank Of America

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 08.22.2012 | Entertainment

New Yorkers and tourists milling around Bryant Parked may have spotted two extremely famous faces ducking into the lobby of a glass skyscraper on Tues...

Side By Side: When Keanu Talks Film and Cameras, You Should Listen

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 10.15.2012 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

In an upcoming film titled Side By Side, Keanu Reeves as well as director Chris Kenneally and producer Justin Szlasa ask a provocative question: What does the future of filmmaking hold, and can the two formats -- digital and film -- both survive and thrive, "side by side"?

Martin Scorsese's Frank Sinatra Movie Hires Writer

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.13.2012 | Entertainment

After years in development, Martin Scorsese's planned Frank Sinatra movie is coming closer to reality. According to Deadline.com, "Hunger Games" scree...