Martin Scorsese

What Martin Scorsese Gets Right About Rotten Tomatoes

The director is blaming the critical aggregator for dooming more complex films, but the deeper problem is studio neglect.<p>Last weekend, <i>Professor Marston and the Wonder Women</i>, a drama about the creator of the famed comic-book character, became the latest mid-budget casualty. It was marketed on the …

Movies

Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman' stages boat explosion in Hempstead Harbor

Hempstead Harbor will make a big splash as a film location Wednesday as the crew of Martin Scorsese's 1970s-set mob film "The Irishman" stages a boat …

Long Island

Netflix reveals plans to spend $8 billion on original content in 2018

Less than two weeks ago, Netflix announced it was raising subscription costs to keep up in the content race with Amazon, YouTube, and Hulu. During a …

Netflix

Harvey Weinstein and the Illusion of the Vulgar But Passionate Old-Hollywood Studio Boss

In a Profile of Harvey Weinstein in <i>The New Yorker</i> in 2002, Ken Auletta recounted an incident that took place between Weinstein and the director Julie Taymor and her associates after a test screening of her film “Frida,” earlier that year. Weinstein felt that the film had problems. When Taymor …

Culture

Kevin Smith’s Thoughts on the Latest DCEU Plans

Kevin Smith shares his thoughts on the future of Warner Bros.’ live-action <b>Justice League</b> universe (unofficially known as the DCEU). The studio …

Batman

In Defense of Rotten Tomatoes

On Tuesday, Martin Scorsese graced the online pages of <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i><i></i><br>with a guest column on the way that America judges films now. He’s not …

Liberal View

Al Pacino and Robert De Niro together again on the set of Martin Scorsese's long-awaited new mob epic The Irishman

Mob movie legends Al Pacino and Robert De Niro reunite for a new gangster film.<p>They were snapped shooting scenes on location in New York for The …

Robert DeNiro

Martin Scorsese defends mother!: 'It was so tactile, so beautifully staged and acted'

The Rotten Tomatoes-ification of film appraisal is something we discussed on our film podcast recently (below and here), and it's clearly playing on …

Film (UK)

Martin Scorsese on why he dislikes likes sites like Rotten Tomatoes

Writing a guest column for The Hollywood Reporter, legendary director Martin Scorsese opened up about his feelings regarding review aggregate sites …

Movies

Martin Scorsese goes nuclear on Rotten Tomatoes in a scathing column

Rotten Tomatoes has had its share of directors who have publicly voiced their hatred of the review aggregator site. And now you can add a living legend to the list.<p>In a guest column for The Hollywood Reporter that went online Tuesday, Martin Scorsese ripped into the popular site.<p>Voicing his …

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Martin Scorsese Is Wrong About Rotten Tomatoes Ruining The Movie Business

The acclaimed director has bashed the review aggregator, but critics—and the audiences—aren't destroying creativity<p>It's a weird time for Hollywood. …

Movies

NBC TODAY Show: Rotten Tomatoes Gets a Low Score From Filmmaker Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese, director of such iconic films as “Goodfellas” and “Raging Bull,” spoke out against movie review sites Rotten Tomatoes and …

Entertainment

Real Moviegoers Don’t Care About Rotten Tomatoes

Martin Scorsese has forgotten more films than I’ve seen and seen more films than I’ve heard of. His knowledge of movies is vast, as a viewer, and, obviously, as a filmmaker. He’s been making features for almost fifty years, and the authority of his experience in the business isn’t to be gainsaid. …

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Martin Scorsese Slams Rotten Tomatoes as 'Hostile to Serious Filmmakers'

The acclaimed director says review aggregation sites leave a filmmaker 'reduced to a content manufacturer' in a guest column for the Hollywood …

Rotten Tomatoes

Martin Scorsese pens scorching op-ed targeting Rotten Tomatoes and Cinemascore

Lately, Hollywood’s been up in arms about the influence of review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, blaming it for the box office failure of movies like</i> …

Movies

Martin Scorsese Thinks You’re All Terribly Wrong About Mother!

The controversial Darren Aronofsky film has a powerful supporter in its ranks.<p>For all intents and purposes, <b>Darren Aronofsky’s</b> <i>Mother!</i> is the most divisive film of the year. Some people love it with a zeal reserved for only the cultiest of cult classics; others hated it so much that they’re still …

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10 Things We Learned From HBO's 'Spielberg' Documentary

From why his parents' divorce affected his filmmaking to how a flop inspired Indiana Jones, our takeaways from the definitive doc on the …

Movies

New York Film Review: ‘Spielberg’

Director:Susan LacyCast:Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Brian De Palma, George Lucas, David Edelstein, Janet Maslin, Francis Coppola, Daniel …

Steven Spielberg

Willem Dafoe Submits Some Of His Career's Best Work In 'The Florida Project'

The actor discussed his new movie, ageism, playing villains and working with directors like Martin Scorsese and David Lynch.<p>Willem Dafoe’s résumé is peppered with A-list co-stars ― Gene Hackman, Laura Dern, Tom Cruise, Madonna, Denzel Washington ― but his new movie, “The Florida Project,” pits him …

HBO’s ‘Spielberg’ Documentary: 10 Things We Learned

<b>Steven Spielberg</b> is one of our greatest living filmmakers. While some may want to write the <b>Jaws</b> filmmaker off as nothing more than a purveyor of …

Kiwis Jane Campion and Peter Jackson outrank Martin Scorsese as screenwriters

A screenwriters' league table, put together by working writers, has ranked New Zealanders Jane Campion and Peter Jackson above stalwarts of the …

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‘Spielberg’: The 9 Most Surprising Things You’ll Learn About the Filmmaker in HBO’s Documentary

A pet monkey, fear, and driving Liam Neeson nuts: It's all in Susan Lacy's "Spielberg."<p>For “Spielberg,” an HBO documentary about the highest-grossing …

Entertainment

The 20 Best Gangster Movies of All Time

The best gangster movies of all time reveal a treasure trove of memorable characters, unforgettable plot lines and violent set-pieces that are all …

Robert DeNiro

Anna Paquin takes an offer she couldn’t refuse in Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman

Author: Zehra PhelanOscar and Golden Globe Winner, Anna Paquin has joined the cast of Martin Scorsese’s Netflix original film, The Irishman as the …

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NE-HI channel Martin Scorsese in video for new song “Rattled and Strange”: Watch

Back in February, garage rockers NE-HI dropped their sophomore album, <i>Offers</i>. Just ten months later, they’re back and with news of a forthcoming …

Twin Peaks

Chuck Low dead: Goodfellas actor dies aged 89

Chuck Low, best known as Morris 'Morrie' Kesseler in <i>Goodfellas</i>, passed away at a nursing home in New Jersey last month aged 89, it has been …

Film (UK)

Warner Bros. has completely changed directions with the DC universe

DC finally caught a break with this summer's <i>Wonder Woman</i> - a film which succeeded both critically and at the box office.<p>It seems like Warner Bros. …

Batman

20 Confusing Movie Endings (And What Happened Next) Explained

If you’re a movie fan – and we’re guessing you are, given you’ve visited Screen Rant – you’ve come across your fair share of confusing endings. While …

Coen Brothers

‘The Irishman’ Set Photos Reveal Martin Scorsese Working with Joe Pesci and More

At this point, there's little more promising in American cinema than the next Martin Scorsese movie. Even with the new Paul Thomas Anderson project …

Robert DeNiro

Screenwriting News (September 25-October 1, 2017)

The week’s writing deals and movie project news.Sean Armstrong’s 2012 Black List script “A Country of Strangers” set up at Phoenix Pictures.Ike …

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