Martin Scorsese’s penchant for a specific kind of zoom, one where he runs the camera right up to the face of his subject, falls somewhere in between the subtle and the obnoxious.
Religion, drugs, money, food, luxuries... Scorsese's close-ups are the major themes of one of the best directors of all time.
"Sometimes when it all comes together ... you become the film you’re making." - Martin Scorsese in 1990, as told to T.J. English.
Neo-Realism, Postmoderism, and the alchemy of Martin Scorsese.
A video essay that compares Martin Scorsese's After Hours to John Landis' Into The Night, arguing they are West Coast and East Coast chronicles of the very same night in 1985.