The legendary Scorsese is widely regarded as one of the most significant and influential filmmakers in cinematic history
Influential film director Martin Scorsese turns 81: Check five of his must watch movies
The legendary movie director Martin Scorsese, widely regarded as one of the most significant and influential filmmakers in cinematic history, was born in Queens, New York on November 17, 1942 and since the 1970’s that he has presented the world with memorable film masterpieces. Scorsese’s body of work explores such themes as the Italian-American community and identity, Roman Catholic concepts of guilt and redemption, machismo, modern crime, and gang conflict and several other hot topics. Throughout his career he has been awarded with an Academy Award, a Palme d’Or, Cannes Film Festival Best Director Award, Silver Lion, Grammy Award, Emmys, Golden Globes, BAFTAs, and Directors Guild of America Awards. In recent years, Scorsese, has been also focused on the making of Rock music documentaries, including “No Direction Home” (2005), The Rolling Stones’ “Shine a Light” (2008), “George Harrison: Living in the Material World” (2011), and “Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese” (2019). Also notable has been his recent collaboration with Leonardo DiCaprio, whom he directed in five films, beginning with “Gangs of New York” (2002) and “The Wolf of Wall Street” (2013). His latest feature film was released in 2019, “The Irishman”. Today on Martin Scorsese’s 80th birthday here’s five essential movies to watch directed by him.
5 – The Wolf Of Wall Street, 2013
4 – The Last Temptation of Christ 1988
3 – Raging Bull, 1980
2 – Goodfellas, 1990
1 – Taxi Driver, 1976
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