Episode 66. Shooting Scorsese Feat. Benjamin Angrisano

Returning guest Benjamin Angrisano joins Alex and Jonathan to discuss the early film collaborations between director Martin Scorsese and actor Robert DeNiro in Mean Streets (1972), Taxi Driver (1976), and Raging Bull (1980). We talk about the American New Wave, recurring themes in Scorsese’s work, and DeNiro’s ability to adapt to different roles.


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Skip to: Mean Streets (07:17), Taxi Driver (34:10), Raging Bull (01:08:23), Overall (1:38:40), Coming Attractions (1:45:41)

Resources referenced in this episode:

Next time we look at three different portrayals of the character of Sherlock Holmes throughout film history:

Intro/Outro Music:
Ash by Mike Braudrick

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