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    HBO Backs Martin Scorsese's Official Bill Clinton Documentary

    Martin Scorsese is jumping tino the current appetite for presidential profiles. In this case the director and HBO are partnering on an official documentary of the 42nd president of the U.S., Bill Clinton. This doc will be Scorsese’s fourth collaboration with HBO

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    Watch: 30-Minute Conversation With Martin Scorsese From Jon Favreau's 'Dinner For Five'

    If you were a film fan and had the Independent Film Channel in the early aughts, there was no doubt you were watching "Dinner For Five." Jon Favreau led the unscripted show that found him sitting down each week for a meal with four actors, directors, writers etc. to talk about fi...

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    Robert De Niro Says Al Pacino To Play Hoffa In 'Paint Houses'; Martin Scorsese Eyes Directing Garth Brooks Special

    Though they haven't worked together as actor and director since 1995's "Casino," the past couple of years has seen a project brewing that would reunite Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese. "I Heard You Paint Houses" -- also known as "The Irishman" -- has been in ...

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    Transition to Digital: Issues of Film Printing, Shooting on Film, Preservation (VIDEO)

    Two key articles are making the online rounds on the tricky and contentious transition to digital. Of the current Oscar contenders, while most are going to be seen in theaters via digital projection, "The Dark Knight," "Anna Karenina," "The Master," "Lincoln," and "Silver Linings Playbook" were all ...

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    Scorsese Editor Thelma Schoonmaker Explains Why Old Movies May Never Look (or Sound) the Same Again

    You've heard it plenty of times by now: cinema, as we have come to know it, is dead.

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    Watch: Martin Scorsese Talks Lovingly About Film Restoration & How 'The Seven Year Itch' Spurred His Preservation Work

    There are few filmmakers -- or people -- as dedicated, knowledgeable and passionate about cinema and its history as Martin Scorsese. A virtual walking encyclopedia about any corner of film lore you can think of, he remains fascinated and excited by movies and filmmakers, but in particular is concern...

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    Spike Lee's 'Bad 25' Presents a Moving Oral History of Michael Jackson's Monumental Album

    There are few music albums that would call for or justify a documentary focused solely on their creation, and if asked to pick from Michael Jackson's body of work, "Thriller" would be the more obvious choice to receive such treatment. But Spike Lee's "Bad 25," which makes...

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    Scorsese At 70: 5 Of His Most Underrated Films

    Tomorrow, November 17th, one Martin Charles Scorsese turns 70. One of the most celebrated American filmmakers in the history of the medium, Scorsese first broke out in the 1970s, coming out of the mentorship of Roger Corman (for whom he made "Boxcar Bertha") to direct the astonishingly confident "Me...

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    Watch: The Clash Cameo In 'The King Of Comedy' Plus Martin Scorsese Talks 'Lawrence Of Arabia'

    Martin Scorsese turns 70 on Friday, and the man has never been busier. In the midst of a multitude of projects, he's currently shooting his next feature, "The Wolf Of Wall Street," but of course, he took some time out recently to talk about David Lean's masterpiece, "Lawrence ...

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    Watch: Rare Footage Of Martin Scorsese & Michael Powell On The Set Of 'The King Of Comedy'

    The short version of the story goes like this. In 1960, Michael Powell of the famed Powell & Pressburger directorial team, struck out on his own and helmed "Peeping Tom." The result? Critics and British industry savaged the movie at the time, and he found himself essentially excommunic...

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