Martin Scorsese: A Retrospective (Hardcover)

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Martin Scorsese: A Retrospective is the definitive illustrated biography of one of cinema's most enduring talents.

From Scorsese's debut feature to The Wolf of Wall Street, this new critical monograph charts the director's glittering 50-year career at the helm of filmmaking. Renowned movie critic Tom Shone draws on his in-depth knowledge and distinctive viewpoint to provide essential commentaries on all of Scorsese's twenty-three feature films, including Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Goodfellas, and The Departed. Shone's text is joined by more than 250 behind-the-scenes stills, photographs, posters, and ephemera.

Movie by movie, this stunning monograph provides the definitive celebration of one of cinema's most enduring talents.

About the Author

Tom Shone is the film critic for the Guardian US and the Economist's Intelligent Life magazine. He has written for Slate, the New Yorker, and the Sunday Times. He is the author of Blockbuster, In the Rooms, and Martin Scorsese: A Retrospective (Abrams, 2014). He currently teaches film history and criticism at NYU and lives in New York City. "Is there anyone now writing about movies better than Tom Shone? I think not."--John Heilemann, New York Magazine "Shone is admired on both sides of the Atlantic as a writer with a deep love of the movies and one of the sharpest voices in arts journalism.... Witty and wise, all the way from Spielberg to Linklater"--Tim de Lisle, Intelligent Life "The world's finest film critic."--The Toronto Star
Product Details
ISBN: 9781419710629
ISBN-10: 1419710621
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Publication Date: October 7th, 2014
Pages: 287
Language: English