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    martin scorsese

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    my 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 favorite

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    Martin Scorsese

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    Martin Scorsese Movie critic, Roger Ebert, has called him a “directing god”. He has been called 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. In the 60’s class of directors that included, Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas, Brian De Palma, and Steven Spielberg. Scorsese ranks with this class of artists, and his movies have changed the film industry of America (Friedman

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    The Last Temptation: Martin Scorsese

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    Scorsese’s Inspiration and The Last Temptation of Christ Martin Scorsese, American film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and film historian, is arguably one of the best directors of his time. His lifelong dream was to make a movie about his faith, about Christ. He was inspired from a very young age by the church , art, and movies. The Last Temptation of Christ was a movie in which he was preparing for mentally for most of his life. I will discuss how certain artists and their works influenced

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    The film The Aviator portrays an insight into the life of Howard Hughes. We get a perspective that the public didn’t see in Howard Hughes. Martin Scorsese directed the film and depicts Howard Hughes life both through what Howard says but also what is not said. Music and lighting show what Hughes is thinking even if he isn’t saying it. In the scene where the airplane Hercules is being built, music and lighting play a key role in the scene. Hughes doesn’t even have to say anything for the viewer

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    But, in the film there is something interesting, and vibrant about the streets that Travis Bickle drives alone, despite the amount of danger and turmoil that overshadows everything in the nights of the city. In the film “Taxi Driver” director Martin Scorsese and writer Paul Schrader find and express a trial that many people face, the search for belonging and acceptance. The character of Travis Bickle roams the nights in his taxi cab, and witnesses all of this “open sewer”, loathing the people who

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    The Departed (2006) is one of the most commercial and heralded films of Martin Scorsese’s career. Dealing with both the police and gangs, it is a type of film that Scorsese has had much practice in directing. The film departs from most typical crime dramas with its intense portrayal of gang violence and the life of two moles, or rats. The primary moles consist of Colin Sullivan (Matt Damon) who manages to infiltrate the Boston Police Department and Billy Costigan (Leonardo DiCaprio) who, with

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    individuals are classified as a narcissist in the media. The movie “The Wolf Of Wall Street” demonstrates how a rapid success leads to the narcissistic behavior. “Feel good” holiday movies, usually focus on traditional family values of heroism whereas Martin Scorsese in his film “The Wolf of Wall Street,” does the opposite. The movie focus on lavish life of Jordan but it was a true satire for an individual exploring quick fortune and shortcut of getting rich. Although many critics argue that “The Wolf of

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    and the other should have produced it from the 1970s onwards. Discuss the origins and main developments of auteur theory then examine the works of Howard Hawks and Martin Scorsese with relevance to their status as auteur directors. In having their films examined as auteurs of the cinema, both Howard Hawks and Martin Scorsese have been described as great artists whose body of work demonstrates repeated themes and motifs, that put in context reveals a particular belief and world view that is

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    Film Analysis: "Scarface" vs. "The Departed"

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    narratives that include predictable plot elements such as improbable reversals of fortune, accidents, and last-minute rescues. These characteristics can be identified in both Scarface and Martin Scorsese’s The Departed. Upon completion of critical analysis of both of these films, it may be recognized that Scorsese employs the use of allusion to previous works known in the art, and in particular, The Departed may be seen as paying homage to Scarface: The Shame of the Nation. While Scarface shows the

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    Goodfellas Research Paper

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    Henry Hill played by Ray Liotta says this as the film Goodfellas starts. That is just one of the memorable things about this movie. Goodfellas is a well-known film directed by Martin Scorsese. The few who have not watched are truly missing out on a great movie. It is among the best crime movies ever created by Martin Scorsese. Goodfellas is known to be a great film because it is not like the typical mob movie. When people are asked about about this movie, he/she might talk about how much cursing there

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