Introduction * The Early Years * The Movies * Who's That Knocking at My Door? * Boxcar Bertha * Mean Streets * Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore * Taxi Driver * New York, New York * Raging Bull * The King of Comedy * After Hours * The Color of Money * The Last Temptation of Christ * Goodfellas * Cape Fear * The Age of Innocence Casino * Kundun * Bringing Out the Dead * Gangs of New York * The Aviator * The Departed * Shutter Island * Hugo * The Wolf of Wall Street * The Documentaries * Rewind/Fast forward * Filmography * Acknowledgments, Select Bibliography and Picture Credits
Impeccably designed, and copiously illustrated with more than two hundred stills and behind-the-scenes images, this is the definitive celebration of one of cinema's most enduring talents
Tom Shone was the film critic of the Sunday Times from 1994 until 1999, when he moved to New York. His articles have appeared in many newspapers and periodicals, including the New Yorker, the New York Times, the Times Literary Supplement, Intelligent Life, Arete and Vogue. He is the author of Blockbuster: How Hollywood Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Summer, In the Rooms and Scorsese: A Retrospective, the last also published by Thames & Hudson. He currently teaches film history and criticism at New York University.
'The definitive celebration of Scorsese's illustrious career at the helm of film making' - Hungry Eye Magazine 'A beautiful book' - The Times 'A glory to leaf through ... excellent text ... Tom Shone, a film critic worth reading whatever aspect of the industry he talks about' - Clive James, Prospect