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Martin Scorsese's Deep Movie

Martin Scorsese has been taken on a ''deeper road'' by 'Silence' than any of his other movies.The 74-year-old filmmaker is still unsure how much he has been impacted by his latest movie - which stars...

Andrew Garfield Studied To Become A Jesuit Priest For A Year Before Filming Silence

The Amazing Spider-Man star landed the role of Father Sebastiao Rodrigues a year before filming began and immersed himself in religious teaching in a bid to perfect the part, studying the literature of...

Martin Scorsese: 'I Almost Died From Drug Abuse 50 Years Ago'

Now 74, the Oscar winner reveals he completely turned his life around after the 1978 health scare, following months of hard living. Scorsese tells The Hollywood Reporter he collapsed shortly after completing...

Actor Don Calfa Dies

The star passed away at his home in Yucca Valley, California on Thursday (01Dec16), just two days before his birthday on 3 December (16), reports Deadline.com. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Calfa...

Denzel Washington: Fences Isn't About Race

Denzel Washington insists 'Fences' isn't a story about race.The 61-year-old actor directs and stars as former professional baseball player Troy Maxson in the upcoming drama movie, and says that despite the feature's primarily black casting,...

Martin Scorsese Meets Pope Francis

The Goodfellas director met the leader of the Catholic church in Rome, Italy, ahead of a screening of his new film about Jesuit missionaries in 17th Century Japan. According to the...

Martin Scorsese Visits Pope Francis Ahead Of Vatican 'Silence' Premiere

Academy Award winning director Martin Scorsese took a private audience with Pope Francis ahead of the world premiere of his movie 'Silence' at the Vatican this week, where they discussed the mission of the Jesuit...

Martin Scorsese To Meet With Pope Francis Before Silence Screening

The film, about members of the Society of Jesus Roman Catholic religious order, who in the 17th Century travelled as missionaries to Japan, will be shown to a group of 400 priests in...

Adam Driver Trained As A Bus Driver For His Role In Paterson Film

Adam Driver trained as a bus driver for his 'Paterson' film role.The 32-year-old actor - who recently admitted he hates watching himself act on the big screen - has starred in numerous acclaimed movies,...

Martin Scorsese Holding Silence Preview Screening For Priests

The film, about members of the Society of Jesus Roman Catholic religious order, who in the 17th Century travelled as missionaries to Japan, will be shown to a group of 400 priests in...

Paul Sorvino: 'I Don't Want To Be Remembered As Goodfellas Mob Boss"

The veteran actor portrayed Paul Cicero in Martin Scorsese's crime, but he insists he's nothing like his tough character in real life. In fact he's a stay-at-home family man smitten with his...

Andrew Garfield: 'Spider-man 3 Axe Was Blessing In Disguise'

The British actor played the comic book superhero in 2012's The Amazing Spider-Man and its 2014 sequel, but plans for a third and fourth instalment were axed by Sony Pictures bosses after the...

Bruce Springsteen Wants Martin Scorsese To Direct His Biopic

The 67-year-old rocker recently released his autobiography, titled Born to Run, after his beloved song and 1975 album of the same name. And when asked by BBC 6 Music radio reporter Matt...

Martin Scorsese To Receive Top Japanese Arts Honour

The Raging Bull director, 73, has been selected by members of the Japan Arts Association as a recipient of their annual Praemium Imperiale International Arts Award. Martin is one of five people...

The Departed Tv Series In The Works

The executives are hoping the TV drama will debut on Internet streaming service Amazon. The new version of the project will reportedly centre on a young cop who goes undercover to infiltrate...

Robert De Niro Lands Sarajevo Film Festival's First Lifetime Achievement Award

The actor, 72, will celebrate the 40th anniversary of his Martin Scorsese classic Taxi Driver with a screening of the digitally restored movie during the opening night of the festival, which kicks off...

Ellen Burstyn Can't Make A Living In Hollywood

Ellen Burstyn can no longer make a living from Hollywood.The 83-year-old screen icon is a Best Actress Oscar winner - earning the prize for her performance in Martin Scorsese's 1974 film 'Alice Doesn't Live Here...

Ellen Burstyn: 'I Can No Longer Make A Living In Hollywood'

The Exorcist star, 83, was one of the most acclaimed stars of the of the 1970s, earning four Oscar nominations that decade and six in total, winning for her role as widowed mother...

Leonardo Dicaprio Auctioning Off Tennis Date At Star-studded Charity Event

The third annual Leonardo Dicaprio Foundation (LDF) gala auction takes place on Wednesday (20Jul16). Unlike in previous years, when bidding on lots was restricted to those who attended the star-studded event...

Martin Scorsese To Be Honoured With Legendary Comedy Club's Icon Award

The filmmaker, 73, will receive the accolade from members of the legendary New York comedy venue on 21 September (16). The ceremony will not be conducted at the club's premises, instead...

Hbo Changes Its Mind And Cancels 'Vinyl' Season Two

HBO has announced that period drama ‘Vinyl’ will not be coming back to our screens, despite previously green lighting a second season. The 70s drama, which was created by Mick Jagger, Martin Scorsese, Rich Cohen...

Vinyl Axed After One Season

The rock 'n' roll drama, starring Bobby Cannavale as a drug-crazed record label boss in 1970s New York, launched on U.S. cable channel HBO in February (16), and network bosses were so impressed...

Catherine Deneuve To Receive The 8th Lumiere Award

The celebrated French actress will follow in the footsteps of Clint Eastwood, Quentin Tarantino, Pedro Almodovar and Martin Scorsese who have all been previous recipients of the award granted by Lyon’s Institut Lumiere, according to...

Jodie Foster Says Anthony Hopkins Was Too Scary To Speak To On 'Silence Of The Lambs' Set

Jodie Foster has revealed that she was too scared of her co-star Anthony Hopkins to speak to him on the Silence Of The Lambs set. Appearing on ‘The Graham Norton Show’, Foster said that after...

Jodie Foster: 'Scorsese Was Uncomfortable On Taxi Driver Set'

The then 12-year-old child actress played teenage prostitute Iris in the 1976 psychological thriller which also starred Robert De Niro as loner Travis Bickle. The movie drew criticism for its hyper-realistic portrayal of sex and...

Dj Kool Herc Files Lawsuit Against Vinyl Bosses

The New York rap icon, real name Clive Campbell, has filed suit against HBO executives over the use of his identity, name and voice in Vinyl, which is produced by Scorsese and Jagger...

Robert De Niro's Famous Taxi Driver Line Almost Didn't Happen

Scorsese and the cast of his cult classic, including De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, and Harvey Keitel, reunited in New York on Thursday night (21Apr16) to celebrate the movie's 40th anniversary with...

Top 10 'Easter Egg' Moments In Iconic Movies

Everyone likes a good Easter Egg hunt this time of year, but one of our favourites involves searching them out in iconic films. Of course, these 'Easter eggs' aren't of the chocolate variety, merely snippets...

Taxi Driver Cast To Reunite For 40th Anniversary Celebration

Director Martin Scorsese will join De Niro, Jodie Foster, Albert Brooks, Leonard Harris, Peter Boyle, and Cybill Shepherd for a staged audience interview following a screening of the 1976 film on 21 April...

Olivia Wilde Recalls Being Told She Was "Too Old" To Play Leonardo Dicaprio's Wife

Olivia Wilde has revealed that she was rejected from a role on The Wolf of Wall Street as Leonardo DiCaprio’s wife for being “too old”, after auditioning for the part of the Duchess of Bay...

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