Tag Archive

Tag Archives for " The Last Temptation of Christ "

Martin Scorsese, Paul Schrader Reunite for ‘Three-Year Series’ About ‘Origins of Christianity’

Martin Scorsese and Paul Schrader are responsible for some of the most iconic and controversial films of all time, from “Taxi Driver” to “Raging Bull” and “The Last Temptation of Christ,” and now the pair are working together once again for a streaming series about the origins of Christianity. Schrader let the existence of the […]

Continue reading

Tiffany Haddish, Willem Dafoe and Tye Sheridan Join Oscar Isaac in ‘The Card Counter’

Tiffany Haddish, Tye Sheridan, and Willem Dafoe have been cast in “The Card Counter,” a casino-set revenge thriller starring Oscar Isaac.Paul Schrader is directing the movie from a screenplay he wrote. Martin Scorsese also joined the project as an executive producer. It’s the fifth collaboration between Schrader and Scorsese, who previously worked together on “Taxi […]

Continue reading

Martin Scorsese Compares Marvel Movies to Theme Parks: ‘That’s Not Cinema’

In an interview with Empire magazine, Martin Scorsese gave the Marvel Cinematic Universe the cold shoulder, comparing the billion-dollar franchise to theme parks.“I don’t see them. I tried, you know? But that’s not cinema,” Scorsese told Empire magazine. “Honestly, the closest I can think of them, as well made as they are, with actors doing […]

Continue reading

Verna Bloom, Actress in ‘Animal House,’ ‘High Plains Drifter,’ Dies at 80

Verna Bloom, who appeared in “Animal House” and worked with the likes of Martin Scorsese, died Jan. 9 in Bar Harbor, Maine, her rep confirmed to Variety. She was 80 years old.The cause was complications of dementia, her family stated.Although Bloom appeared extensively in theater and television, she is most noted for her film work. […]

Continue reading

‘First Reformed’ Trailer: Paul Schrader Revisits A Spiritual ‘Taxi Driver’ With Ethan Hawke

Paul Schrader might be one of the great American writer/directors of all time with a slew of classics under his belt like penning Martin Scorsese pictures like “Taxi Driver,” The Last Temptation of Christ.” “Bringing Out the Dead” and helming “Blue Collar,” “Hardcore” and the crime drama “American Gigolo,” but let’s face it, his career […]

Continue reading

Harry J. Ufland, ‘Last Temptation of Christ’ Producer, Dies at 81

Agent, producer and frequent Martin Scorsese collaborator Harry J. Ufland, whose career spanned more than 60 years in Hollywood, died March 2 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 81.Ufland’s producing credits included Scorsese’s 1988 “The Last Temptation of Christ,” starring Willem Dafoe.Born in Manhattan, Ufland kicked off his career in entertainment as an […]

Continue reading

Paul Schrader Explains Why ” I Don’t Need To See Another ‘Justice League’ “

Filmmaker Paul Schrader isn’t exactly a contrarian, but his opinions about contemporary films don’t always flow with the common wisdom. But as the man who gave us “Taxi Driver,” “Raging Bull,” “The Last Temptation of Christ,” “Mishima,” and “Bringing Out the Dead,” he’s earned the right to ruffle a few feathers. Looking out over the […]

Continue reading