Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 17-23:
Nov. 17: Guitarist Gerry McGee of The Ventures is 82. Singer Gordon Lightfoot is 81. Singer-songwriter Bob Gaudio of The Four Seasons is 78....
NEW YORK (AP) — Spike Lee will receive Film at Lincoln Center's 46th Chaplin Award.
Lincoln Center announced Thursday that the 62-year-old filmmaker will be honored in its annual fundraising...
NEW YORK (AP) — Martin Scorsese's crime epic "The Irishman" landed in theaters Friday, but not nearly enough of them for theater owners.
The runtime is the most boring aspect of Martin Scorsese's "The Irishman " to dwell on.
There is no question that three hours and 28 minutes qualifies as a long movie. And in a landscape...
NEW YORK (AP) — It's not exactly the stuff of "Stop the presses!" that some of the greatest filmmakers in the world have misgivings about the rise of the superhero film and its outsized place in...
LONDON (AP) — Martin Scorsese said Sunday he's keeping an open mind about the cinema "revolution" sparked by the rise of video streaming services, as his Netflix-backed mafia epic "The Irishman"...
NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway will be turning back the clock next month when it converts one of its august theaters into a movie theater and starts screenings of Martin Scorsese's "The...
NEW YORK (AP) — Martin Scorsese's "The Irishman" premiered Friday at the New York Film Festival, finally raising the curtain on the director's long-awaited, 209-minute crime-drama...
Robbie Robertson, "Sinematic" (UMe)
Robbie Robertson, the former lead songwriter and guitar player for The Band, taps into his love of films for "Sinematic," his first new studio album in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix will give "The Irishman" an exclusive theatrical release for about four weeks, providing theaters most of November to play Martin Scorsese's big-budget crime epic before it...
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Film Festival announced the main slate for its 57th edition on Tuesday, adding films by Pedro Almodovar, Noah Baumbach and the late Agnes Varda to its selective annual...
NEW YORK (AP) — Martin Scorsese's big-budget mafia epic "The Irishman" will premiere as the opening night film at the 57th New York Film Festival, Film at Lincoln Center announced...
PAWHUSKA, Okla. (AP) — Director Martin Scorsese has visited Oklahoma and met with the principal chief of the Osage Nation to discuss filming his upcoming adaptation of "Killers of the Flower...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — "The Wolf of Wall Street" producer and stepson of Malaysia's former prime minister pleaded not guilty on Friday to laundering $248 million from a state investment...
- Rome News-TribuneKevin Feige hails Martin Scorsese's Marvel criticism 'unfortunate'November 11, 2019
- The Washington TimesMartin Scorsese knocks Marvel movies as 'not cinema,' says they resemble 'theme parks'October 21, 2019
- The Times-Tribune‘The Irishman’ To Play At Dietrich Theater In TunkhannockOctober 17, 2019
- Rome News-TribuneMartin Scorsese blasts 'amusement park' Marvel moviesOctober 14, 2019
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's anti-graft agency said Thursday it has detained Riza Aziz, the stepson of former Prime Minister Najib Razak and a Hollywood film producer, and will charge...
NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian and actor Sebastian Maniscalco will host MTV's 2019 Video Music Awards.
He'll be joined at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, on Aug. 26 by some of the...
NEW YORK (AP) — A recent multiplex marquee is haunting Martin Scorsese. Twelve screens and 11 of them were showing one movie: "Avengers: Endgame."
CANNES, France (AP) — Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio said they forged a "cinematic bond" making Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time a Time ... in Hollywood," while Tarantino bristled at the...
CANNES, France (AP) — On one afternoon at the Cannes Film Festival last year, Massoumeh Lahidji could be seen on a rooftop terrace interpreting Farsi into English for the Iranian director Asghar...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Evelyn "Brandy" Foster, who managed her daughter Jodie's career from her child-prodigy years through two Academy Awards, has died, her family said Thursday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With a friendship going back to a fateful meeting at The Roxy in 1975, Bruce Springsteen and Martin Scorsese shared the stage in Los Angeles Sunday night for a wide-ranging...
NEW YORK (AP) — On its 50th birthday, Film at Lincoln Center has a new name but an unchanging mission.
The uptown institution formerly known as the Film Society of Lincoln Center celebrated...
NEW YORK (AP) — Ahead of their much-anticipated and most recent collaboration, "The Irishman," Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro convened at the Tribeca Film Festival to look back on their long...
- PR NewswireThe Irishman Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Album Available NowNovember 8, 2019
- PR NewswireThe New Life Of "THE BROKEN BUTTERFLY" A Rare Film From 1919 Restored 100 Years After In 2019October 8, 2019
- Business WireUHD Alliance Brings Together Filmmakers, CE Companies and Hollywood Studios For New “Filmmaker Mode”August 28, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — According to filmmaker David Lynch, all it takes are 70 ideas to make a feature film.
The visionary mind behind "Blue Velvet," ''Mulholland Drive" and "Twin Peaks" is...
Would anyone — anyone at all — like to thank the academy?
This is normally the time of year when Oscar hopefuls are readying acceptance speeches that almost always begin with a few words of gratitude for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. But that sentiment has been hard to come by in the torturous and troubled lead-up to the 91st Academy Awards.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Responding to widespread backlash to the fact that four Oscars will be presented during commercial breaks at the 91st Academy Awards, the film academy has issued a statement saying that all Academy Award winners will still be included in the broadcast on Feb. 24.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jonas Mekas the Lithuanian-born director, critic, patron and poet widely regarded as the godfather of modern American avant-garde film and as an indispensable documenter of his adopted New York City, has died. He was 96.
Mekas, who survived a Nazi labor camp and years as a refugee, died Wednesday morning at his home, said the Anthology Film Archives. Mekas was artistic director of the New York-based nonprofit theater, a leading avant-garde cinema and center for film preservation.
NEW YORK (AP) — Among the bumper crop of original series debuting this month on Netflix is one that's both a time warp and a trans-Atlantic hug. It's called "Sex Education" and it's like a classic John Hughes high school comedy bloomed in the United Kingdom.
"It's very much a contemporary British love letter to American high school films," says series star Gillian Anderson of "The X-Files" fame.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Frank Adonis, an actor best known for his roles in Martin Scorsese films including "Goodfellas," ''Raging Bull" and "Casino," has died. He was 83.
His wife, Denise, told TMZ and Fox News that he died Wednesday in Las Vegas after several years of illness, mostly from kidney problems. She said he'd been on dialysis and was on a ventilator for nine days but they waited until after Christmas to take him off it.
NEW YORK (AP) — Many young boys grow up with superheroes adorning their walls. Jonah Hill grew up with a picture of Martin Scorsese on his.
The actor related the poignant anecdote at a star-studded benefit Monday evening at the Museum of Modern Art, honoring the celebrated director both for his contributions to both cinema and to film restoration and preservation.
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TOKYO (AP) — Japanese filmmaker Shinya Tsukamoto turned to his country's masters for inspiration for his latest work, "Killing," his first samurai movie. But he also emulated the way Martin Scorsese gave free rein to his actors, a technique Tsukamoto learned when he was cast in "Silence" as a Christian martyr.
NEW YORK (AP) — FilmStruck may be no more, but the Criterion Collection will live on as a subscription-streaming service.
In an announcement that warmed the hearts of cinephiles everywhere, Criterion said Friday that it has reached an agreement with WarnerMedia to launch the Criterion Channel as a stand-alone service in spring next year.
BOSTON (AP) — James "Whitey" Bulger, the murderous Boston gangster who benefited from a corrupt relationship with the FBI before spending 16 years as one of America's most wanted men, was slain in federal prison. He was 89.
MADRID (AP) — Voicing wake-up calls for new generations to save cinema, oceans and journalism, film director Martin Scorsese and marine biologist Sylvia Earle on Friday were awarded Spain's prestigious Princess of Asturias prizes along a selected group of scientists, mountaineers and intellectuals.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonah Hill has always wanted to direct. He worships filmmakers and has treated what he describes as an "accidental" but "wonderful" 15-year acting career as a partial film school, learning from people like Bennett Miller, who directed him in "Moneyball" and Martin Scorsese on "The Wolf of Wall Street." But Hill didn't just want to make any film, he wanted to have something to say, and the confidence and "emotional maturity" required to lead people
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NEW YORK (AP) — A dog that belonged to filmmaker Martin Scorsese has been accused in a lawsuit of attacking a nurse and leaving her unable to work for two years.
The Daily News reports Friday that Natara Matias says in her lawsuit that Scorcese's dog bit her at the director's Manhattan townhouse on Sept. 5, 2015.
The lawsuit says Matias fell, hurting her neck and back.
NEW YORK (AP) — Usually by now, the prolific filmmaker and legendary screenwriter Paul Schrader is already on to the next one.
But after finishing the religious thriller "First Reformed," which has been hailed as Schrader's late-life masterpiece, the 71-year-old filmmaker is taking a breather. "I've just decided to let this one play out," he said in a recent interview speaking by phone from his home in Putnam County, New York.
CANNES, France (AP) — Forty-four years after his Cannes Film Festival debut, "Mean Streets," Martin Scorsese returned to the Croisette Wednesday to recall his breakthrough film, one he said he only understood years later.
A day after declaring open the 71st Cannes with jury president Cate Blanchett, Scorsese joined a post-screening conversation for "Mean Streets," which played in Cannes' Directors Fortnight section in 1974.
CANNES, France (AP) — A Cannes Film Festival grappling with issues of gender equality and other winds of change was declared open Tuesday by Martin Scorsese and Cate Blanchett, arm in arm, before the premiere of Asghar Farhadi's "Everybody Knows."
NEW YORK (AP) — Kent Jones' intimate drama "Diane" landed a leading three awards at the 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival, including best narrative feature.
MADRID (AP) — American filmmaker Martin Scorsese has been awarded Spain's Princess of Astorias award for the arts, with the jury describing him as an uncontested major figure of contemporary cinema.
New York-born of Italian descent, Scorsese has produced and directed dozens of fiction and documentary films, including "Taxi Driver", "Cape Fear", "Casino" and "The Wolf of Wall Street."
The 75-year-old has also worked on popular TV series and performed as an actor.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leonardo DiCaprio will present his friend and collaborator Martin Scorsese the inaugural Robert Osborne Award for his contributions in keeping classic film relevant.
Turner Classic Movies says Tuesday that DiCaprio will present the award on the opening night of the TCM Classic Film Festival on April 26 in Hollywood at the TCL Chinese Theater.