Scorsese, Martin

 Martin_Scorsese_by_David_Shankbone Name: Martin Scorsese

Born: November 17, 1942

Strengths: Innovation, Style

Weakness: Recent Discipline

Best Movie: Mean Streets

Rating:    rating-153609_640 5.0

Profile:

  • One of the first director’s to employ freeze frame in order to emphasise significant points in the story.
  • His Catholic upbrining emerges thematically in many of his films.
  • Dark sense of visual and conceptual humour.
  • Edits his films to his soundtrack which is often played diagetically.
  • Uses the music of The Rolling Stones in most of his films.
  • Doesn’t restrain from depicting high levels of graphic violence, language, or content if the story calls for it.
  • Famous for intricate tracking shots.
  • Has a proclivity for casting indie rock stars in small roles.
  • Encourages his actors to improvise their dialogue.
  • He and members of his family often appear in his films in cameo appearances or small but memorable roles.
  • Plays extensively with the structure of his films and often opens his movies with a scene that will feature again later on only in context.
  • An effective employer of narration.
  • The intensity of his films has notably dropped since his collaboration with Robert De Niro ended.

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