Tuesday, March 31, 2009

My Top 10 Favorite Martin Scorsese Films

Martin Marcantonio Luciano Scorsese (born November 17, 1942) is an Academy Award-winning American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, and film historian. Also affectionately known as "Marty", he is the founder of the World Cinema Foundation and a recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award for his contributions to the cinema and has won awards from the Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Directors Guild of America. Scorsese is president of the Film Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to film preservation and the prevention of the decaying of motion picture film stock.

(in order)

1. Casino (1995)

2. Taxi Driver (1976)

3. Goodfellas (1990)

4. The Last Waltz (1978)

5. Raging Bull (1980)

6. The Color of Money (1986)

7. Gangs of New York (2002)

8. The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)

9. Cape Fear (1991)

10. The Departed (2006)

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