Biography of Martin Scorsese


Study Guides on Works by Martin Scorsese

Goodfellas was released in 1990 and is the Scorsese-directed classic mobster movie based on the life of a gangster called Henry Hill. The film was developed by Scorsese and Nicholas Pileggi, author of the book Wiseguy and written with the...

Little known fact: when movie critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert did their countdown of the ten best movies of the year at the close of 1980, Siskel put Raging Bull in the number one slot while his companion in the next seat named The Black...

The low expectations for the impact of Taxi Driver on the future of American pop culture when it was dumped into theaters at the height of winter in 1976 cannot be overstated. Little was expected of a low-budget film directed by a critical darling...