Tag Archives: Martin Scorsese

MickeyReecesAlien

Director Mickey Reece makes his deadCenter Film Festival debut with a surreal Elvis feature

Mickey Reece’s Alien screens 8:30 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Saturday at Harkins Theatres Bricktown 16.

Friends in high places

Credit: Brad Gregg Brooks told the Sun, “It would be amazing if it works out with Scorsese. I’m not confirming or denying that.” Our hope is that the 70-year-old Scorsese, arguably America’s greatest living director, won’t waste his time with someone who peaked 20 years ago. Then again, some of Scorsese’s strange-sounding projects pan out

New York Stories

While many omnibus films have been made in modern times, hardly any — at least in America — tout the caché of this one, letting directors Martin Scorsese (Hugo), Francis Ford Coppola (The Godfather) and Woody Allen (Midnight in Paris) loose to each tell a story set in the city that has a million of

Outrage: Way of the Yakuza

Here, a member of one crime syndicate unknowingly attempts to rip off a member of the other crime syndicate, via fleecing his nightclub bill. The insult eventually escalates to an all-out war as each side takes its turn exacting revenge, from several sacrificial fingers and a purposely botched act of dentistry to the most cruel

Corman’s World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel

A self-taught filmmaker, Corman is famous for three things. The first is for making movies fast and cheap, but not always good. (At the typing of this sentence, his producer credits number 400 titles deep.) The second is for doing so while never losing a dime, which isn’t exactly true, but makes for great hype.

Oklahoma film critics group names ‘The Artist’ best film of 2011

It also earned two additional wins for Michel Hazanavicius in the categories of Best Director and Best Screenplay, Original. Set in the early days of Hollywood’s motion picture industry, “The Artist” celebrates the wonders of film as it explores the hazards of celebrity in the structure of a charming love story. Like another of the

Hugo

What is unexpected, however, is that this mash note comes in a rare outing for him: a family-friendly film based on a popular children’s book. Set in 1930s Paris, “Hugo” concerns Hugo Cabret (Asa Butterfield, “The Wolfman”), a young boy who keeps the clocks running in a sprawling train station. Orphaned and on his own,

Hugo

What is unexpected, however, is that this mash note comes in a rare outing for him: a family-friendly film based on a popular children’s book. Set in 1930s Paris, “Hugo” concerns Hugo Cabret (Asa Butterfield, “The Wolfman”), a young boy who keeps the clocks running in a sprawling train station. Orphaned and on his own,

Cameraman: The Life & Work of Jack Cardiff

Pretty good for a man who considered his job to be “nonsense,” in an industry he found “full of hypocrisy and hyperbole.” Bookended by footage of the man receiving his honorary Academy Award — the first cinematographer to do so — in 2001, “Cameraman: The Life & Work of Jack Cardiff” celebrates his lengthy and

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