Tag: Martin Scorsese

"The Blues" Feel Like Going Home (TV Episode 2003) 7.4

"The Blues" Feel Like Going Home (TV Episode 2003)

Storyline:A documentary about the blues and it's African origins.User Reviews: Feel Like Going Home is one of seven documentaries produced by Martin Scorsese on the subject of blues music. This particular episode was ...

Kundun (1997) 7

Kundun (1997)

Storyline:The Tibetans refer to the Dalai Lama as 'Kundun', which means 'The Presence'. He was forced to escape from his native home, Tibet, when communist China invaded and enforced an oppressive regime upon the peac...

The Last Waltz (1978) 8.2

The Last Waltz (1978)

Storyline:Thanksgiving, 1976, San Francisco's Winterland: the Band performs its last concert after 16 years on the road. Some numbers they do alone, some songs include guest artists from Ronnie Hawkins (their first bo...

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese (2019) 7.6

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese (2019)

Storyline:Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese' captures the troubled spirit of America in 1975 and the joyous music that Dylan performed during the fall of that year. Part documentary, part con...

George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011) 8.2

George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011)

Storyline:George Harrison first became known to the world as "The Quiet Beatle" of the Fab Four, but there was far more to his life than simply being a part of The Beatles. This film explores the life and career of th...

Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind the Clown (TV Movie 2016) 8.1

Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind the Clown (TV Movie 2016)

Storyline:Since the early days, Jerry Lewis - in the line of Chaplin, Keaton and Laurel - had the masses laughing with his visual gags, pantomime sketches and signature slapstick humor. Yet Lewis was far more than jus...

Silence (2016) 7.2

Silence (2016)

Storyline:Intent on investigating the truth behind Father Cristovão Ferreira's abrupt end of correspondence, the devout Portuguese Catholic priests, Sebastião Rodrigues and Francisco Garupe, set off to Japan, in 1633....

American Boy: A Profile of – Steven Prince (1978) 7.3

American Boy: A Profile of – Steven Prince (1978)

Storyline:Director Martin Scorsese talks to actor Steven Prince about his past. As the night goes on, Prince reveals some very amusing and moving stories of his experiences with drugs and violence.User Reviews: Althou...

It’s Not Just You, Murray! (1964) 6.4

It’s Not Just You, Murray! (1964)

Storyline:Now middle-aged, mobster Murray looks back at his humble beginnings as a bootlegger and his rise to becoming wealthy and highly influential. Through it he talks about how much of his success and happiness is...

What’s a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This? (1963) 6.4

What’s a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This? (1963)

Storyline:A writer named Algernon (but called Harry by his friends) buys a picture of a boat on a lake, and his obsession with it renders normal life impossible. He attempts to function again by consulting an analyst ...

Italianamerican (1974) 7.5

Italianamerican (1974)

Storyline:Martin Scorsese interviews his mother and father about their life in New York City and the family history back in Sicily. These are two people who have lived together for a long time and know each other very...

The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) 7.6

The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)

Storyline:The carpenter, Jesus of Nazareth, tormented by the temptations of demons, the guilt of making crosses for the Romans, pity for men and the world, and the constant call of God, sets out to find what God wills...

Casino (1995) 8.2

Casino (1995)

Storyline:This Martin Scorsese film depicts the Janus-like quality of Las Vegas--it has a glittering, glamorous face, as well as a brutal, cruel one. Ace Rothstein and Nicky Santoro, mobsters who move to Las Vegas to ...

Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band (2019) 7.6

Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band (2019)

Storyline:Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band is a confessional, cautionary, and occasionally humorous tale of Robbie Robertson's young life and the creation of one of the most enduring groups in the his...

Bringing Out the Dead (1999) 6.8

Bringing Out the Dead (1999)

Storyline:An Easter story. Frank is a Manhattan medic, working graveyard in a two-man ambulance team. He's burned out, exhausted, seeing ghosts, especially a young woman he failed to save six months' before, and no lo...

The Irishman: In Conversation (2019) 7.4

The Irishman: In Conversation (2019)

Storyline:A roundtable discussion about The Irishman (2019) with Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci.User Reviews: The special effects were dodgy and didn't work 100% so to see Scorsese saying tha...

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) 8.2

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Storyline:Jordan Belfort is a Long Island penny stockbroker who served 22 months in prison for defrauding investors in a massive 1990s securities scam that involved widespread corruption on Wall Street and in the corp...

Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (2010) 7.6

Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (2010)

Storyline:In 2001 Jack Cardiff (1914-2009) became the first director of photography in the history of the Academy Awards to win an Honorary Oscar. But the first time he clasped the famous statuette in his hand was a h...

Guilty by Suspicion (1991) 6.3

Guilty by Suspicion (1991)

Storyline:This compelling story vividly recreates Hollywood's infamous 'Blacklist Era'. The witch-hunt has begun and director David Merrill can revive his stalled career by testifying against friends who are suspected...

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World (2017) 9.3

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World (2017)

Storyline:Documentary about the role of Native Americans in popular music history, a little-known story built around the incredible lives and careers of the some of the greatest music legends.User Reviews:

The Irishman (2019) 8.4

The Irishman (2019)

Storyline:In the 1950s, truck driver Frank Sheeran gets involved with Russell Bufalino and his Pennsylvania crime family. As Sheeran climbs the ranks to become a top hit man, he also goes to work for Jimmy Hoffa -- a ...

Lightning in a Bottle (2004) 7.3

Lightning in a Bottle (2004)

Storyline:On February 7th, 2003, renowned artists across multiple music genres and generations commandeered the stage at New York City's Radio City Music Hall to pay tribute to their common heritage and passion - the ...

Spielberg (2017) 7.6

Spielberg (2017)

Storyline:A documentary on the life and career of one of the most influential film directors of all time, Steven Spielberg.User Reviews:

Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (1974) 6.9

Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (1974)

Storyline:After her husband dies, Alice and her son, Tommy, leave their small New Mexico town for California, where Alice hopes to make a new life for herself as a singer. Money problems force them to settle in Arizon...