Martin Scorsese Movies

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  • Started: 11/16/2007 06:00
  • Ended: 11/18/2007 06:00
  • Level: advanced
  • Entries: 19
  • Jackpot:
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  • FN Advanced 2nd Place $3
  • FN Advanced 3rd Place $2
Martin Scorsese Movies
Contest Directions: Academy Award-winning Italian-American film director Martin Scorsese is celebrating his 65th birthday this Saturday. From "Taxi Driver" to "The Departed" he produced iconic movies from the 70s to the current days. Despite the numerous Academy Awards nominations for "the best director", Scorsese received his first "director" Oscar only in 2006, for "The Departed". The audience of the 2006 Oscars honored him with one of the longest standing ovations in the history of Acaremy Awards.
To mark the 65th birthday of the great film director, photoshop any of the Martin Scorsese movies any way you wish. Some examples are: designing a sequel or a prequel movie, changing the cast, merging his movies with any other movies. See what creative titles you can come up with.

Contest Info

    • Started: 11/16/2007 06:00
    • Ended: 11/18/2007 06:00
    • Level: advanced
    • Entries: 19
    • Jackpot:
    • FN Advanced 1st Place $5
    • FN Advanced 2nd Place $3
    • FN Advanced 3rd Place $2
19 pictures
  • Raging Taxi Driver

    Raging Taxi Driver
  • Raging Mr. Bean

    Raging Mr. Bean
  • Martin Scorses's Gangs of Washington DC

    Martin Scorses's Gangs of Washington DC
  • Jodie Foster in Taxi Driver Sequel

    Jodie Foster in Taxi Driver Sequel
  • Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama in Cape Fear Sequel

    Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama in Cape Fear Sequel
  • The Gangs of the Jungle

    The Gangs of the Jungle
  • Pootie Tang of New York

    Pootie Tang of New York
  • Rowan Atkinson in Kundun

    Rowan Atkinson in Kundun
  • O J Simpson in The Eliminator

    O J Simpson in The Eliminator
  • Robert DeNiro in Men In Black

    Robert DeNiro in Men In Black
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This contest is fueled by the following news: Martin Scorsese, born on November 17, 1942, Flashing, New York, USA is a popular American film director, writer and producer. Scorsese is awarded Palme d'Or ("Golden Palm"), highest prize given to a competing film at the Cannes Film Festival (1976) and "Oscar" from American Academy of Cinematography (2007). Biography: Martin Scorsese was born and brought up in New York. Martin worked as a cook in US marines'. After coming out of military service, he attended New York University. During the period 1963-1964, Martin made two short films. He won the "Best Director" Oscar award on February 26, 2007 for the film "The Departed". Name of Martin Scorsese was associated with the so called new American wave "movie brats". In the end of 1960s, directors of this trend (Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas, Brian De Palma and Steven Spielberg) have put series of objectives in front of them, which according to their opinion, should not simply entertain the audience in theatres but also explore new possibilities of cinematography in comparison with golden years of Hollywood. First of all, it was very important to overcome the gap, disconnection between the film and audience and introduction of American cinema in context of pursuit of new art paradigms, peculiar to French (Jean-Luc Godard, Claude Chabrol, Francois Roland Truffaut) and Italian (Federico Fellini, Michelangelo Antonioni, , Luchino Visconti) directors. In contrast to colleagues, who recollect about thirty year ideals just with a smile, Martin Scorsese till date works on the interface of modern trends and author's cinema. Film "Taxi Driver" - Drama about a veteran of Vietnam War, who's unable adjust to "normal" life. The film, not only brought fame to 34 yr old Martin Scorsese but made him a cult figure amongst the American youth in 1970s. On the pattern of main hero (played by Robert De Niro), youth considered it a style to carry "Magnum" 44 caliber" in their pockets, even to harmless dances with girlfriends. General trend of "Taxi Driver" very nearly cost the life of American President. Somebody by name of John Hinckley attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagon just to impress Jodie Foster. FBI investigated Martin Scorsese. He was incriminated for the propaganda of violence...