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WATCH: Martin Scorsese Talks Hitchcock, 'Taxi Driver' and Story vs. Plot with Jon Favreau

Check out this vintage clip from Jon Favreau's IFC talk show "Dinner for Five" where guest Martin Scorsese talks about approaching story and character, his favorite Hitchcock films and more.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 16, 2014 2:19 PM
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Martin Scorsese and More to Honor Rob Reiner at Film Society of Lincoln Center's Upcoming Gala

The Film Society of Lincoln Center has unveiled its initial list of presenters set for the upcoming 41st Chaplin Award Gala honoring Rob Reiner, on April 28.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • March 24, 2014 12:53 PM
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WATCH: Martin Scorsese Talks the Influence of the Great John Cassavetes

The BFI has posted this clip from "A Personal Journey Through American Movies," wherein Martin Scorsese discusses the influence of writer-director-actor John Cassavetes. "Relationship were all he was interested in: the laughter and the games, the tears and the guilt, the whole roller coaster of love," says cinephile Scorsese. Watch below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • March 3, 2014 12:43 PM
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Terence Winter Talks Working with Scorsese on 'Wolf of Wall Street' and 'Boardwalk Empire'

"I even had Jordan come in to CAA to do one of those motivational speeches for me. He never had it on tape, so we filled up the conference room with assistants and agents. He was reluctant, it took a few minutes to warm up and become the guy in the movie. It was one of those amazing things to watch. It was great. A lot of his words are in there."
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • February 24, 2014 8:21 PM
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WATCH: Scorsese, Hill and Robbie Talk DiCaprio in New 'Wolf of Wall Street' Featurette

Check out a new featurette for "The Wolf of Wall Street," where director Martin Scorsese and stars Jonah Hill and Margot Robbie talk working with Leonardo DiCaprio, Oscar-nominated for his performance as Jordan Belfort.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • February 18, 2014 6:16 PM
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Bow Tie Cinemas Fuel Oscar Buzz for 'Wolf of Wall Street' with Scorsese and DiCaprio Retrospective

The Oscar buzz for "The Wolf of Wall Street" isn't flagging. Joining the slew of tributes and galas surrounding the film, New York's Bow Tie Cinemas Ziegfeld Theater will burnish Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio's awards season luster with a two-day, five-film retrospective running February 13-14.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • February 10, 2014 1:56 PM
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Five Things I Learned at DGA Symposium with Scorsese, Greengrass, Russell and McQueen (UPDATED)

Paul Greengrass, David O. Russell, Martin Scorsese and Steve McQueen explain how they shot key sequences their films at the annual pre-DGA Awards Directors' Symposium.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • February 6, 2014 6:15 AM
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Jonah Hill and Leonardo DiCaprio Will Reunite for Another Juicy Biopic

It looks like "The Wolf of Wall Street" stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill have another fact-based collaboration in the works. 20th Century Fox has inked a deal to acquire rights to Marie Brenner's 1997 Vanity Fair article "The Ballad Of Richard Jewell."
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • February 4, 2014 2:13 PM
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Miles Teller and Aaron Eckhart Join Boxing Flick 'Bleed for This'

Miles Teller is taking on a film that is being sold in Berlin that veers close to his own experience. In true story "Bleed for This," written and directed by "Boiler Room"'s Ben Younger and executive produced by Martin Scorsese, Teller plays young boxer Vinny Panzienza, who has to recover from a terrible automobile accident.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • February 3, 2014 12:49 PM
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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Oscar Nominee Jonah Hill Opens Up About 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

In the exclusive video interview below, Oscar nominee Jonah Hill discusses the balance of drama and comedy in "The Wolf of Wall Street," working with Scorsese and DiCaprio, ad-libbing, quaaludes and more at New York's 92Y.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • January 26, 2014 6:15 PM
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