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Spielberg & Scorsese Mark Kurosawa's 99th Birthday With Special Messages

20th March 2009

STEVEN SPIELBERG and MARTIN SCORSESE will toast what would have been late moviemaker AKIRA KUROSAWA's 99th birthday at a gala in his honour on Monday (23Mar09). The two directors have recorded emotional video messages which will...

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James' Life Story To Get The Scorsese Treatment

18th February 2009

Beloved hitmaker TOMMY JAMES has been given a huge career boost - MARTIN SCORSESE wants to make his life story into a film. The Crimson & Clover singer has been working on his memoirs for the...

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Fascinating Fact 6752

2nd February 2009

MARTIN SCORSESE is teaming up Oscar-winner DANIEL DAY-LEWIS again in his latest big screen venture SILENCE. Day-Lewis will play a 17th century priest alongside BENICIO DEL TORO.

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Fascinating Fact 6667

16th January 2009

New York's famed Beacon Theatre - used by director MARTIN SCORSESE for his 2008 Rolling Stones concert film SHINE A LIGHT - will be reopened with a pair of gigs by PAUL SIMON next month...

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Departed Movie Maker Returns To Boston Underworld

16th December 2008

The producer behind Oscar-winning MARTIN SCORSESE movie THE DEPARTED is planning another movie about Boston, Massachusetts' deadly underworld. Jack Nicholson's character in the 2006 thriller was inspired by fugitive crime lord James 'Whitey' Bulger, who...

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Fascinating Fact 6228

23rd October 2008

Legendary British rock band THE WHO will play actor MICHAEL J. FOX's annual Parkinson's disease benefit next month (05Nov08) in front of an audience scheduled to include Hollywood director MARTIN SCORSESE and actors DENIS LEARY...

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Wahlberg Impressed With Scorsese's Gangster Movie Knowledge

19th October 2008

Movie star MARK WAHLBERG has developed an unlikely friendship with his THE DEPARTED director MARTIN SCORSESE because they share a passion for gangster movies and mobster fashion. The odd couple is working on a new...

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Scorsese's Protege To Premiere Film At London Film Festival

3rd October 2008

Celina Murgo, a protege of the legendary Martin Scorsese, is to premiere her second feature A Week Alone at the Times BFI 52nd London Film Festival in October.Murga, 35, recently spent seven weeks working alongside...

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Scorsese And De Niro Go Back To The Mafia

2nd October 2008

GOODFELLAS director MARTIN SCORSESE and the movie's star ROBERT DE NIRO are returning to the murky underworld of the New York mob for a new gangster film. De Niro has signed to play Frank 'the...

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Scorsese And De Niro To Paint Houses In Mob Return

2nd October 2008

Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro are to set to bring a new tale of organised crime to the screen in the shape of I Heard You Paint Houses.Charles Brandt's book - the title of...

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Scorsese Honours Newman

29th September 2008

Movie mogul MARTIN SCORSESE has joined the list of celebrities paying tribute to movie icon PAUL NEWMAN, stating the history of film is "unthinkable" without the late actor. The moviemaker directed Newman in The Color...

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Lohan Is 'Obsessed' With Scorsese

16th September 2008

LINDSAY LOHAN is calling on MARTIN SCORSESE to cast her in his next movie - revealing it's her dream to work with the GOODFELLAS director. Lohan insists she is still a fiercely ambitious actress, who...

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Freeman And Who Stars Honoured With Kennedy Centre Awards

10th September 2008

Morgan Freeman has been named as a recipient of a 2008 Kennedy Centre award.The Dark Knight star, as well as founders of the Who Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey, will receive the prestigious honour at...

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Farmiga's Advice To Scorsese

3rd September 2008

Actress VERA FARMIGA gave advice to legendary director MARTIN SCORSESE on the set of their 2006 movie THE DEPARTED. The 35-year-old insists she wasn't intimidated by Scorsese's reputation as a formidable moviemaker and was quick...

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Scorsese Takes Directing To Tv

11th August 2008

Moviemaker MARTIN SCORSESE is set to take his directing talents to the small screen in an upcoming U.S. television pilot. The Oscar-winner is reportedly in negotiations to direct forthcoming HBO show Boardwalk Empire. Scorsese will...

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Nicholson's Fire Threat To Scorsese

11th June 2008

Hollywood actor JACK NICHOLSON once threatened to set fire to the movie set of 2006 film THE DEPARTED - after director MARTIN SCORSESE asked him to think up ideas for a scene. The star admits...

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Jonathan Demme Replaces Scorsese For Marley Doc

22nd May 2008

JONATHAN DEMME is to replace MARTIN SCORSESE as the director of the Tuff Gong Pictures/ Shangri-La Entertainment Bob Marley documentary.Scorsese has been forced to pull out of the project as a result of "scheduling problems",...

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Martin Scorsese Leaves Bob Marley Movie Project

22nd May 2008

Martin Scorsese is to be replaced by Jonathan Demme as director for a Bob Marley documentary.The authorised film about the reggae legend is set for a February 6th, 2010 release to honour the 65th anniversary...

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Scorsese Quits Marley Movie

21st May 2008

Moviemaker MARTIN SCORSESE has been forced to step down as the director of a new BOB MARLEY documentary due to scheduling conflicts. The Oscar winner, who won acclaim for his recent Rolling Stones concert film...

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Demme Replacing Scorsese On Marley Film

21st May 2008

Martin Scorsese, a feature-film director who has occasionally made documentary films about famous musicians, has been replaced as director of a documentary about Bob Marley by Jonathan Demme, another feature-film director who has occasionally made...

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Sinatra Offspring Debate Whether To Make A Film About Him

14th May 2008

The three children of Frank Sinatra are at odds over a proposal to produce a theatrical documentary about the late singer's life, the Los Angeles Times reported on Sunday. The newspaper said that 59-year-old daughter...

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Scorsese To Direct Sinatra Biopic?

13th May 2008

Legendary filmmaker MARTIN SCORSESE will direct a biopic about the life of FRANK SINATRA - according to the singer's youngest daughter TINA. Scorsese, who recently made a new 'rockumentary' on The Rolling Stones, is planning...

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Stewart Eyes Up Stones-style Movie

11th May 2008

Veteran rocker ROD STEWART is desperate to be a film star - after watching THE ROLLING STONES' MARTIN SCORSESE-directed movie SHINE A LIGHT. The Maggie May star would love to emulate his ageing contemporaries and...

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Estelle And Duffy Top UK Singles And Album Charts

13th April 2008

Estelle's American Boy has remained at number one in the UK singles chart for a fourth week in a row.Sam Sparrow's single Black and Low climbed two places in this week chart to number two.Flo...

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Fascinating Fact 5165

12th April 2008

QUENTIN TARANTINO will follow in the footsteps of directors including MARTIN SCORSESE and SYDNEY POLLACK when he talks about his career during a cinema masterclass lecture at the Cannes Film Festival in France next month...

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Movie Review: Young@heart

9th April 2008

A group of senior citizens performing rock-and-roll numbers in a theatrical documentary are receiving much critical praise from film critics as the film opens in limited release today (Wednesday). The senior citizens are not the...

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The Things They Say 7895

7th April 2008

"My problem is that when I'm shooting a picture, I like to complain - I complain constantly." MARTIN SCORSESE moans on-set....

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Scorsese Covered Up Stones' Foul Language With Drumbeat

7th April 2008

Moviemaker MARTIN SCORSESE had to cover up one curse word with a drum beat - to make sure his new THE ROLLING STONES rockumentary received a PG-13 rating at the cinema. The Oscar winner knew...

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Jagger Not Happy With Scorsese's Close-ups

7th April 2008

MICK JAGGER was far from pleased with director MARTIN SCORSESE's close-ups on THE ROLLING STONES' SHINE A LIGHT concert movie - because he found it boring to watch himself on the big screen. The rocker...

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The Things They Say 7861

4th April 2008

"I don't go on the internet, I don't go online, I don't even have email. So when people started telling my about MySpace, I thought it was, like, a storage facility in the Bronx." New...

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