Now with a new afterword: the history and process of moviemaking in general, and of Martin Scorsese's brilliant and varied films in particular, through the words and wit of the master director.
With Richard Schickel as the canny and intelligent guide, these conversations take us deep into Scorsese's life and work. He reveals which films are most autobiographical, and what he was trying to explore and accomplish in other films. He explains his personal style and describes many of the rewarding artistic and personal relationships of his career, including collaborations with Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, Jack Nicholson, and Leonardo DiCaprio. An invaluable illumination and appreciation of one of our most admired film directors.
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In the manner of Hitchcock/Truffaut (1967) and Cameron Crowe's Conversations with Wilder (1999), movie critic and documentarian Schickel (Clint: A Retrospective, 2010, etc.) gabs collegially with Martin Scorsese.Feb 24 2011 | Read Full Review of Conversations with Scorsese
The rest of us may take the book on as a reference, but never as “a good read.” In fact, in an ideal world, the interview would have been issued as an audio book or even as a film such as My Dinner with Andre, in which the protagonists hold our attention as they chat about art and the world while...Mar 08 2011 | Read Full Review of Conversations with Scorsese
"Conversations with Scorsese" (Knopf), by Richard Schickel: Whether you agree that Martin Scorsese is the greatest filmmaker of his generation, there can be little argument that he's the most loquacious.Mar 09 2011 | Read Full Review of Conversations with Scorsese
his 2004 film, Scorsese on Scorsese, led to this book.Mar 23 2011 | Read Full Review of Conversations with Scorsese
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Richard Schickel’s canny and intelligent interviews guide us through Scorsese’s life and work, from the child who escaped the realities of Little Italy in the 1950s through movies to the man whose increasingly encyclopedic knowledge of film shaped his ambitions and art.
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