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‘The Irishman’ Official Trailer: Scorsese Gets Epic With Gangsters De Niro, Pesci, and Pacino

Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” is just days away from its world premiere at the New York Film Festival and Netflix is marking the occasion ahead of time by debuting tons of new footage — this time, courtesy of the movie’s official trailer. Scorsese is fully back in gangster movie mode, a genre he has long […]

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Mardik Martin, ‘Mean Streets’ and ‘Raging Bull’ Co-Writer, Dies at 82

Mardik Martin, a longtime friend and collaborator of Martin Scorsese whose writing credits included “Mean Streets,” “New York, New York,” and “Raging Bull,” died Wednesday from undisclosed causes. He was 82.The Armenian Film Society first announced the news Wednesday afternoon.“My friend and colleague Mardik Martin died this morning,” his friend, former WGA West president Howard […]

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Mardik Martin, Screenwriter of ‘Raging Bull,’ ‘Mean Streets,’ Dies at 82

Screenwriter Mardik Martin, a frequent collaborator with Martin Scorsese on films including “Raging Bull,” “Mean Streets” and “New York, New York,” died Wednesday in Los Angeles at 82.Born in Iran to an Armenian family and raised in Iraq, where he worked for a film distributor as a teenager, Martin moved to the U.S. to study […]

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Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro on How ‘Raging Bull’ Avoided Being Shut Down

From “Mean Streets” to their upcoming “The Irishman,” Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese have one of film’s most famous (and long-running) actor/director partnerships.The two talked about their decades of work together at the Tribeca Film Festival (which De Niro co-founded) on Sunday afternoon, touching on the dynamics of their partnership, Scorsese’s hesitance to take […]

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‘Raging Bull’ editor Thelma Schoonmaker to receive Bafta Fellowship

Schoonmaker is a regular colaborator with Martin Scorsese, winning Oscars for Raging Bull, The Aviator and The Departed.Editor Thelma Schoonmaker will be honoured by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) with the Fellowship at this year’s film awards (February 10).Schoonmaker has edited all of Martin Scorsese’s films since Raging Bull, including his […]

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That Disastrous ‘Scarface’ Discussion Was Supposed to Have a Different Moderator, but Brian De Palma ‘Kicked Him Off’

“Scarface” was back in the news this week thanks to a disastrous panel during which Michelle Pfeiffer was asked how much she weighed while filming Brian De Palma’s crime drama. Jesse Kornbluth, who moderated said panel as part of the Tribeca Film Festival, told IndieWire yesterday that his question was intended as a “comment on […]

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Can Paddy Considine’s Journeyman land a knockout blow for British boxing movies?

Despite the sport’s popularity in the UK, Britain has never produced a fight flick anywhere near the likes of Rocky or Raging Bull. Can it ever change?As UK cinemas prepare for the release of Paddy Considine’s new feature Journeyman, it’s a good time to think about the genre that Considine is working in: the boxing […]

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