Martin Scorsese

Brendan Gleeson on Getting a Late Start on His Career

Irish actor Brendan Gleeson made his film debut in 1990’s “The Field,” starring Richard Harris and based on the play by John B. Keane. Five years …

One great New Hollywood film for every year (1967-82)

Fifty years ago, the release of Bonnie and Clyde became one of those milestone moments in film history that don’t come along very often. Starring …

Roman Polanski

Film Series in NYC This Week

<i>Our</i> <i>guide to</i> <i>film series and special screenings</i><i>.</i> <i>All our movie reviews are at nytimes.com/reviews/movies</i><i>.</i><p><b>BOXING ON FILM: PART 1</b> at Anthology Film Archives (Aug. 18-27). This two-part series explores the links between two types of public spectacle: cinema and pugilism. Robert Ryan plays an aging boxer …

The Arts

Come Out, Come Out Wherever You Are: Authentic Terror in Both Versions of ‘Cape Fear’

You leave the movie but the movie never leaves you.<p>If you were to ask me to name the best remake ever, chances are the first film out of my mouth …

Filmmaking

Macau’s Hollywood-Themed Casino Studio City Seeks IPO

Studio City, the Hollywood-themed casino resort in Macau, is planning an IPO in the U.S., the company said. It was opened in October 2015 by Martin …

Robert DeNiro

The Role Leonardo DiCaprio Was Literally Born to Play

The Oscar winner’s next movie will be a work of art.<p>At long last, an ancient prophesy is being fulfilled. After decades of hard work and eventual Oscar-winning, <b>Leonardo DiCaprio</b> is finally paying homage to his namesake and making a Leonardo da Vinci biopic, according to <i>Variety</i>.<p>Paramount edged out …

Awards

Small, Oscar-worthy films for grown-ups just aren’t doing it at the box office anymore

Kathryn Bigelow’s potent new drama about the 1967 Detroit riots has many of the makings of an Oscar contender: solid reviews, timely and controversial subject matter, and a hard-hitting story. Hardly anyone watched it.<p>The R-rated film from <i>The Hurt Locker</i> director brought in $7.7 million at the …

Movies

Jim Jefferies Lost Out On A Chance To Work With Martin Scorsese Because A Casting Director Watched His Stand-Up

Comedian and Comedy Central certified social commentator Jim Jeffries is apparently one hell of a schmoozer. Too bad his powers in the craft can only go so far.<p>Jeffries popped by the <i>Late Show</i> for a visit with Stephen Colbert and relayed a story about how a miserable flight experience nearly turned …

Celebrity News

The 20 Best Crime Films of the 21st Century, From ‘Memento’ to ‘Zodiac’

From the Coen Bros. to Martin Scorsese and Christopher Nolan, these are the great crime films that made the cut.<p>No genre illustrates the evolution of …

Entertainment

The Coen Brothers, Martin Scorsese, Spike Lee among the big names Netflix has lured away

With the news this week that Shonda Rhimes is leaving ABC for Netflix, the streaming giant added yet another big name to its roster. <i>Grey’s Anatomy</i>,</i> …

TV

Robbie Robertson on The Last Waltz, gear secrets and that bronze Fender Strat

Introduction<p><b>Robbie Robertson has had quite the life in music. From backing Bob Dylan at the epochal moment when he ‘went electric’, to carving out</b> …

Guitar

Newswire: Boy, the FBI raid of Paul Manafort will look great in the movie about this nightmare

Provided we are not placed under state-run media control or reduced to nuclear ash before then, the presidency of Donald Trump seems destined to become the first compelling film successfully adapted from a reality show. And today that film got its first big action set-piece, in the form of a …

Movies

The Restoration Revolution

Movies rot. Everything decays, even digital files, but movies really rot — for over the medium’s first hundred years, a film had as much chance of …

New York City

Netflix Falls Deeper Into Debt Even As Subscriptions Soar

"Nobody is ever the dominant player forever."

Conservative View

Netflix Is Reportedly $20 Billion in Debt

Thanks to its growing emphasis on original content, streaming giant Netflix is now $20 billion debt, according to the L.A. Times.<p>The Times reports, that's "a hefty $20.54 billion in long-term debt and obligations," adding, "Netflix is burning through cash at a growing clip," in an effort to keep up …

Netflix

Netflix Is $20 Billion in Debt, With No Plans to Slow Down — Report

So far, the global streaming giant has taken an "everything but the kitchen sink" approach to its original programming, with varied results.<p>Netflix …

Netflix

The Lost Projects: 15 Movies Quentin Tarantino, Christopher Nolan, and More Auteurs Never Made

We went back to the past to discover 15 high-profile projects that some of our favorite working auteurs never got the chance to make.<p>Just because …

Joan of Arc

Watch: How Thelma Schoonmaker, Martin Scorsese's Editor, Tamed the Beastly 'Raging Bull'

This short film takes a look at the work of Thelma Schoonmaker, Martin Scorsese's long-time editor, and her Academy Award-winning work on <i>Raging Bull.</i> …

Filmmaking

The Best Cinematography of the 21st Century (So Far) in One Supercut

By H. Perry Horton Did you favorite make the list?When One Perfect Shot started, it was about one thing and one thing only: an appreciation for the …

Filmmaking

How The 'Dunkirk' Effect Impacts Netflix

"Dunkirk's" success stemmed from it focusing on the value of the traditional experience and reminding audiences why they go to the movies in the …

Movies

Meet Martin Scorsese’s partner in saving African cinema

Aboubakar Sanogo spent years trying to track down a copy of <i>Soleil O</i>, one of the most important African films ever made.<p>“There is before and after <i>Soleil O</i> in the history of African cinema,” said Sanogo, an assistant professor of film studies at Carleton University in Ottawa.<p>The movie, the …

Africa

40 Power-Packed Gangster Movies That’ll Entertain You With The Most Badass Action In Cinema

<i>Bang bang shoot shoot, baby.</i>The gangster genre has been raging through the decades for cinema lovers.It’s the world of crime, heavy with violence, …

David O. Russell

Ottawa film scholar teams up with Martin Scorsese to restore lost African classics

Some Africans spend entire lives without seeing continent's most famous films, Aboubakar Sanogo says<p>An African film scholar in Ottawa is working to …

Africa

The Secrets of Hollywood’s Highest-Paid Directors

How much money are your favorite filmmakers really making?<p>Last September, <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i> made waves when it reported that <b>Christopher Nolan</b> was getting $20 million upfront <i>and</i> 20 percent of the gross for <i>Dunkirk,</i> the beautiful war drama already deemed an Oscar contender by film critics. At the …

Movies

Movies to Stream This Weekend: The Boundaries of Horror

<i>Each week, Richard Brody picks a classic film, a modern film, an independent film, a foreign film, and a documentary for online viewing. Also, read The New Yorker film critics on what to see in theatres this weekend.</i><p>Genre is elastic and elusive, more a term of business than of art, but, in memory …

Business

The Masterpiece Christopher Nolan Never Made

In a 2014 interview about the movie <i>Interstellar</i>, Christopher Nolan took a minute to gush. "It’s the best script I’ve ever written," Nolan told <i>The</i> …

Christopher Nolan

Ranking Leonardo DiCaprio & Martin Scorsese’s Collaborations From Best to Worst

There are certain cinematic pairings that just feel <i>right;</i> the whimsical and the macabre of Tim Burton and Johnny Depp, the ratatat of dialogue …

Leonardo Dicaprio

Condensador de Fluzo » Un vídeo con los mejores planos de cine del siglo XXI

Un gran montaje que recopila los planos más bonitos del cine del siglo XXI, desde el año 2000 hasta la actualidad.<p>Editado por Ignacio Montalvo<p><b>Lista</b> …

Geek

Go Behind the Scenes on the 1975 Set of Scorsese’s ‘Taxi Driver’

Film Forum is currently presenting “Ford to City: Drop Dead — New York in the ’70s,” a series devoted to the classic, history-making movies made …

New York City

‘The Snowman’ Trailer: Michael Fassbender and ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’ Director Solve A Gripping Mystery

Martin Scorsese was once attached to direct this mystery thriller, which boasts Michael Fassbender and composer Jonny Greenwood among its …

Movies