(Above) Averardo Ciriello’s Italian poster art for Martin Scorsese’s breakout third feature film Mean Streets (1973). Though set around the New York neighborhoods where Scorsese grew up, 20 of the film’s 26 shooting days took place in Los Angeles.
A collection of set stills from Martin Scorsese’s Oscar-winner The Departed (2006). These are just a few pics featured in a collection posted on the Facebook page of American Cinematographer Magazine. All the images were snapped by unit photographer Andrew Cooper. The suspender-sporting gray haired gentlemen in the pics is cinematographer Michael Ballhaus, who collaborated with Scorsese on After Hours, The Color of Money, The Last Temptation of Christ, Goodfellas, The Age of Innocence, and Gangs of New York.
Shooting miniatures for the houseboat-bound finale of Martin Scorsese’s 1991 Cape Fear remake. The film marked Scorsese’s follow-up to Goodfellas and remained the iconic director’s biggest box office hit until 2004’s The Aviator.
Photo courtesy of the Facebook page Behind the Clapperboard.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the release of Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas, a film that had such an impact on me as a 12-year-old that – a quarter century later – I still distinctly remember the first time I saw it. It was on HBO and the broadcast began well after midnight yet I stayed up all night to see it through to the end. I never looked at movies the same way again.
So it was my great pleasure to get to chat with Larry McConkey, one of the forefathers of the Steadicam, about his work on the film and its famous Copacabana tracking shot for Filmmaker Magazine. You can read the interview here.
With The Wolf of Wall Street new to home video, Deep Fried Movies takes a look back at the posters of director Martin Scorsese’s fiction work.
Based on the Quaalude and greed fueled memoir of Jordan Belfort, who began amassing his fortune by peddling highly unregulated penny stocks to working-class suckers before graduating to securities fraud and money laundering, The Wolf of Wall Street marks the fifth collaboration between director Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio. Continue Reading ›