Tag: Martin Scorsese

Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind the Clown (2016) (TV) 8.1

Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind the Clown (2016) (TV)

Since the early days, Jerry Lewis - in the line of Chaplin, Keaton and Laurel - had the masses laughing with his visual gags, pantomime sketches and signature slapstick humor. Yet Lewis was far more than just a clown. He...

Silence (2016) 7.2

Silence (2016)

Intent on investigating the truth behind Father Cristovão Ferreira's abrupt end of correspondence, the devout Portuguese Catholic priests, Sebastião Rodrigues and Francisco Garupe, set off to Japan, in 1633. In great dis...

It’s Not Just You, Murray! (1964) 6.5

It’s Not Just You, Murray! (1964)

Now middle-aged, mobster Murray looks back at his humble beginnings as a bootlegger and his rise to becoming wealthy and highly influential. Through it he talks about how much of his success and happiness is due to the s...

What’s a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This? (1963) 6.4

What’s a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This? (1963)

A writer named Algernon (but called Harry by his friends) buys a picture of a boat on a lake, and his obsession with it renders normal life impossible. He attempts to function again by consulting an analyst and becoming ...

American Boy: A Profile of – Steven Prince (1978) 7.3

American Boy: A Profile of – Steven Prince (1978)

Director Martin Scorsese talks to actor Steven Prince about his past. As the night goes on, Prince reveals some very amusing and moving stories of his experiences with drugs and violence....

Italianamerican (1974) 7.5

Italianamerican (1974)

Martin Scorsese interviews his mother and father about their life in New York City and the family history back in Sicily. These are two people who have lived together for a long time and know each other very well. They h...

Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band (2019) 7.6

Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band (2019)

Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band is a confessional, cautionary, and occasionally humorous tale of Robbie Robertson's young life and the creation of one of the most enduring groups in the history of popul...

Bringing Out the Dead-1999 6.8

Bringing Out the Dead-1999

An Easter story. Frank is a Manhattan medic, working graveyard in a two-man ambulance team. He's burned out, exhausted, seeing ghosts, especially a young woman he failed to save six months' before, and no longer able to ...

Guilty by Suspicion-1991 6.6

Guilty by Suspicion-1991

David Merrill (Robert De Niro), a fictitious 1950s Hollywood Director, returns from filming abroad in France to find that his loyalty has been called into question by the House Committee on Un-American Activities, and he...

Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff-2010 7.7

Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff-2010

In 2001 Jack Cardiff (1914-2009) became the first director of photography in the history of the Academy Awards to win an Honorary Oscar. But the first time he clasped the famous statuette in his hand was a half-century e...

The Irishman: In Conversation-2019 7.7

The Irishman: In Conversation-2019

A roundtable discussion about The Irishman (2019) with Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci.::torvice...

The Irishman-2019 8.7

The Irishman-2019

Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran is a man with a lot on his mind. The former labor union high official and hitman, learned to kill serving in Italy during the Second World War. He now looks back on his life and the hits that...

Spielberg-2017 7.7

Spielberg-2017

A documentary on the life and career of one of the most influential film directors of all time, Steven Spielberg....

Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore-1974 7.3

Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore-1974

Despite admitting that she was scared of him in her never-ending quest to please him, thirty-five year old housewife and mother Alice Hyatt is devastated when her husband Donald is killed in an on the job traffic acciden...

After Hours-1985 7.7

After Hours-1985

A meek word processor in New York impulsively travels downtown to Soho for date with an attractive, but apparently disturbed young woman, and finds himself trapped in a nightmarishly surreal vortex of improbable coincide...

The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing-2004 7.8

The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing-2004

Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.::Alan Smithee...

Cape Fear-1991 7.3

Cape Fear-1991

Sam Bowden (Nick Nolte)is a small-town corporate attorney/"Leave It to Beaver" type family-man. Max Cady (Robert De Niro) is a tattooed, cigar-smoking, bible-quoting, rapist. What do they have in common? Fourteen years, ...

Shark Tale-2004 6

Shark Tale-2004

The sea underworld is shaken up when the son of the shark mob boss is found dead and a young fish named Oscar is found at the scene. Being a bottom feeder, Oscar takes advantage of the situation and makes himself look li...

Taxi Driver-1976 8.3

Taxi Driver-1976

Travis Bickle is an ex-Marine and Vietnam War veteran living in New York City. As he suffers from insomnia, he spends his time working as a taxi driver at night, watching porn movies at seedy cinemas during the day, or t...

The Departed-2006 8.5

The Departed-2006

In South Boston, the state police force is waging war on Irish-American organized crime. Young undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate run by gangland chief Frank Costello. While Billy q...

The Last Temptation of Christ-1988 7.6

The Last Temptation of Christ-1988

The carpenter, Jesus of Nazareth, tormented by the temptations of demons, the guilt of making crosses for the Romans, pity for men and the world, and the constant call of God, sets out to find what God wills for Him. But...

Raging Bull-1980 8.2

Raging Bull-1980

When Jake LaMotta steps into a boxing ring and obliterates his opponent, he's a prizefighter. But when he treats his family and friends the same way, he's a ticking time bomb, ready to go off at any moment. Though LaMott...

Mean Streets-1973 7.3

Mean Streets-1973

The future is set for Tony and Michael - owning a neighbourhood bar and making deals in the mean streets of New York city's Little Italy. For Charlie, the future is less clearly defined. A small-time hood, he works for h...

Hugo-2011 7.5

Hugo-2011

Hugo is an orphan boy living in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. He learned to fix clocks and other gadgets from his father and uncle which he puts to use keeping the train station clocks running. The only th...

Obsessions-1969 5.6

Obsessions-1969

A painting falls off the wall in a rented room. The tenant, Nils (Dieter Geissler), a doctorate student in medicine, looks through the little hole in the wall to what happens in his neighbors room. What he sees makes him...

The Age of Innocence-1993 7.2

The Age of Innocence-1993

Society scion Newland Archer is engaged to May Welland, but his well-ordered life is upset when he meets May's unconventional cousin, the Countess Olenska. At first, Newland becomes a defender of the Countess, whose sepa...

Seduced and Abandoned-2013 6.6

Seduced and Abandoned-2013

SEDUCED AND ABANDONED combines acting legend Alec Baldwin with director James Toback as they lead us on a troublesome and often hilarious journey of raising financing for their next feature film. Moving from director to ...

Dreaming the Quiet Man-2010 7.3

Dreaming the Quiet Man-2010

This documentary delves into the psyche of John Ford and his twenty year struggle to bring his homage to his parents homeland to the screen....

Campus Code-2015 2.9

Campus Code-2015

The college experience - studying, dating, partying... but when one of their classmates disintegrates right before their eyes, Ari, Becca, Izzy, Greta and Arun must battle security, the Griefers and each other to uncover...

The Aviator-2004 7.5

The Aviator-2004

Biopic of billionaire Howard Hughes, starting with his early filmmaking years as owner of R.K.O. Pictures, but mostly focusing on his role in designing and promoting new aircraft. Hughes was a risk-taker spending several...

New York, New York-1977 6.7

New York, New York-1977

The day WWII ends, Jimmy, a selfish and smooth-talking musician, meets Francine, a lounge singer. From that moment on, their relationship grows into love as they struggle with their careers and aim for the top....

The King of Comedy-1982 7.7

The King of Comedy-1982

Rupert Pupkin is obsessed with becoming a comedy great. However, when he confronts his idol, talk show host Jerry Langford, with a plea to perform on the Jerry's show, he is only given the run-around. He does not give up...

Boxcar Bertha-1972 6.1

Boxcar Bertha-1972

Based on "Sister of the Road," the fictionalized autobiography of radical and transient Bertha Thompson as written by physician Dr. Ben L. Reitman, 'Boxcar' Bertha Thompson, a woman labor organizer in Arkansas during the...

Goodfellas-1990 8.7

Goodfellas-1990

Henry Hill might be a small time gangster, who may have taken part in a robbery with Jimmy Conway and Tommy De Vito, two other gangsters who might have set their sights a bit higher. His two partners could kill off every...

Gangs of New York-2002 7.5

Gangs of New York-2002

In the god-forsaken district of early-1860's Lower Manhattan known as the Five Points, the vicious Nativist, Bill "The Butcher" Cutting, is the supreme overlord of an area riddled with crime, prostitution, theft and murd...

Shutter Island-2010 8.1

Shutter Island-2010

It's 1954, and up-and-coming U.S. marshal Teddy Daniels is assigned to investigate the disappearance of a patient from Boston's Shutter Island Ashecliffe Hospital. He's been pushing for an assignment on the island for pe...

Casino-1995 8.2

Casino-1995

This Martin Scorsese film depicts the Janus-like quality of Las Vegas--it has a glittering, glamorous face, as well as a brutal, cruel one. Ace Rothstein and Nicky Santoro, mobsters who move to Las Vegas to make their ma...

The Color of Money-1986 7

The Color of Money-1986

Pool hustler Fast Eddie Felson finds the young, promising pool player Vincent in a local bar and he sees in him a younger version of himself. To try and make it as in the old days, Eddie offers to teach Vincent how to be...

The Wolf of Wall Street-2013 8.2

The Wolf of Wall Street-2013

Jordan Belfort is a Long Island penny stockbroker who served 22 months in prison for defrauding investors in a massive 1990s securities scam that involved widespread corruption on Wall Street and in the corporate banking...