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What Makes Martin Scorsese the Best Director of all Time

The world of cinema is not something conventional. The projected stories are the vision of certain people who can speak from the dreamiest to the most real, and there is no gender preference as the story immerses the viewer to a journey that engages him throughout the film.

When we talk about Martin Scorsese we name one of the great directors of Hollywood. Scorsese’s films date back to the 1960s, and to date have more than 20 films and 12 documentaries, so it is interesting to review the work of one of the most influential directors in Western Cinema.

Martin Scoresese

What makes him Special?

Scorsese always relied on people he can not only trust, but also have likes similar to his own on a personal level, and concerns about carrying out projects that show something new, unique to the viewer. Scorsese builds his entire discourse, the whole adventure, around key pieces of cinema.

He is a talented director, and especially of actors. Getting the best of DiCaprio, or De Niro only after a few films, is worthy of a veteran director, who connects with the story, what he needs to have and with the actor selected to do it.

Scorsese, a director of considerable age, had chosen, as he himself said, to abandon large-scale blockbusters, and to dedicate himself to a smaller but more personal budget. He is well known for his risky approach on different genres and that is almost a stigma when it comes to other cotemporary directors in Hollywood. He is able to get into various genres and it has really moved the audience the way he did it. 

Martin Scorsese Filmography


Martin Scorsese is the winner of an Oscar, two Golden Globes, and two BAFTA awards, as well as another one from the Directors Guild of America, he is also one of the founders of the World Cinema Foundation and has been decorated with the French Legion of Honor in 1987. Scorsese is President of The Film Foundation, a non-profit foundation dedicated to the preservation of deteriorating film material.

Hall of Fame
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
The Wolf of Wall Street
It is too early to say, but some critics have praised this film and consider it the best of Scorsese’s filmography. With three hours in duration, a vivid and shocking cinematography of Rodrigo Prieto, the screenplay by Terence Winter and the performance of DiCaprio, made this film a worldwide success.
The Departed (2006)
The Departed
The film that gave the first Oscar in his filmography to Scorsese, is based on the original film of Hong Kong: Internal Affairs. Produced by Brad Pitt and with performances by Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon and Jack Nicholson. The crime thriller in which a criminal infiltrates the police and a policeman infiltrates organized crime, explores the double life, the transformation, the paranoia and the anxiety of being discovered and killed.
Mean Streets (1973)
Mean Streets
The tape that put the director and De Niro on the map, Mean Streets is one of his first projects and without which his career would not have developed the way it did. The movie not only marked the beginning of his career in a serious way but it was the first film in which he covered the Italian-American identity of the mafia in the United States, which he continued to develop throughout his career.
Taxi Driver (1976)
Taxi Driver
Taxi Driver is considered an American cult film of 1976. The film won several awards, including the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, and four Oscar nominations. The film marked a milestone in American cinema showing the psyche of these upset characters.
Raging Bull (1980)
Raging Bull
Raging Bull is another masterpiece of Scorsese and the second academy award of Robert De Niro. The life of boxer Jake La Motta in black and white is one of the best boxing films ever, not only because of its incredible scenes where sweat, blood and mist take on a special meaning under a monochrome filter, but through history that relates and distances itself so much of the sport that turns to this film in a dissection of several histories in the same personage.
Goodfellas (1990)
Goodfellas is Scorsese’s return to the stories of Italian-American mafias and one of his masterpieces. The trio of De Niro, Pesci, and Liotta made this film a cult classic thanks to a masterful direction by the director. The film chronicles the criminal life of Henry Hill, who grows up in the mob and learns how power is so much more important than anything else.
Gangs of New York (2002)
Gangs of New York
Set in the middle of the 19th century in the Five Points district of New York. It was written by Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian, and Kenneth Lonergan. With ten Oscar nominations, Scorsese won no awards but was acclaimed for criticism.  



Martin Scorsese is one of the best directors, screenwriters, and producers in the history of cinema. When Martin releases a tape, one always expects the best, why it is obvious, this guy has left us at least twenty films of forced viewing and more than five masterpieces. 

He knows how to bring the story to the forefront. His creative work include risky and experimental titles, but also super classic and solid productions. He is a true artist who knows how to communicate his own vision of the world, and he does it in such a way that, although his films are long lasting, the public loses the notion of time and ends up desiring that the story continues. 

Peter Marshall is a legend amongst the men of OTAA. Sharp dressed to a point, only his wit has more edge.
An English gentleman, lover of business and an avid blogger




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