Martin Scorsese

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Language of the Image: Michael Ballhaus

How many filmmakers can say that they helped revive a young Martin Scorsese’s career? German cinematographer, Michael Ballhaus, was among those few; his talents helped …

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Strange Scorsese: ‘The Age of Innocence’

Martin Scorsese was first given Edith Wharton’s The Age of Innocence in 1980, he didn’t crack open the cover and go through its pages until …

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Why “Goodfellas” is the Quintessential Crime Film

Many directors have that one defining film. But what film defines Martin Scorsese? The legendary director has a body of work that includes incredible achievements …

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Scorsese’s Steadicam

Martin Scorsese’s films have a visual muscularity to them, and his use of the Steadicam is peerless in its virtuosity. Scorsese’s Steadicam swirls and swoops …

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