Poll Suggestion: Best Martin Scorsese Movie

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Which movie directed by Martin Scorsese is your favorite?

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Posted 11 months ago

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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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2. Boxcar Bertha (1972)
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That is an interesting choice. 
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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Barbara Hershey fan!
But it is a well done movie non the less
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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It was really his first larger budget movie.
If He didn't show some sings of promise on Boxcar, you would have to wonder weather or not Mean Streets has him at the helm?
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For many people Roger Corman being a producer of a movie would be a turn-off or at least a bit of a red flag, but for me it is always a sign that talent was managed and budget was used in a way that benefits the movie, whatever that budget was. 

I dream at one point to become a filmmaker who will, with fewer days, some remaining sets and budget and some strategic experience will be able to produce and/or direct something that will still be considered a classic and a fairly good movie, like The Little Shop of Horrors (1960), A Bucket of Blood (1959) and The Terror (1963). Coppola, Scorsese, Landis, Hellman... Many of the greatest US directors were Corman's protégées. 

Scorsese is one of the fewer big budget directors out there who spends money on the right things and knows where to cut the budget, as evident with one of the shots in The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) filmed with an iPhone
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I like watching Interviews with Corman more that watching his Movies. LOL
Little Shop should be taught in Classes everywhere as a how to on a Budget. Ed Wood's stuff too.
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Little Shop is amazing in that respect. I've seen a lot of low-budget movies, but this one actually manages to mask the fact that main bulk of 80 to 90% was filmed in two days. It also juggles production design, costume design and casting well enough for movie to be charming in low budget, rather then cheap-looking. I really enjoy stumbling upon movies like that and I never want them to stop being made. Thankfully, some of the greatest filmmakers we have right now are low-budget. :)
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I got so many Ideas and no money!! LOL. Got plot outlines and have indexed carded 3 full projects. That was three years ago when life was not good, Things are getting better here in SoCal. Cant wait for spring to come around when I will have a little more to spend on equipment. Self Employed. This is slow time right now. So have to be wise with the cash. Wait till I get a good camera and shoulder mount stedi-camera holder. I'm a welder and technician so I can build mounts and dollys from scrap metal. I can do things cheaper than Wood and Corman
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Ed Jones (XLIX) shooting digital in general makes things much easier these days, although I really like the film as well and would love to include 35 mm or 16 mm whenever I will have the opportunity, for at least a few pivotal shots... 
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You mean this is NOT in the budget! LOL

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Ed Jones (XLIX). Ha. I bought myself a 35 mm photo camera, which I use to stop-motion animate actors (I was lending one for these exact reasons before). As a result I have nice-looking 35 mm shots and the camera cost me something around $3, being new and practically unused. :) At least, that works in my case when I want to have some shots on film, but would rather use digital to have it done a bit quicker. 
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That camera looks it demands expertise to be used properly.
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http://www.gbv.de/dms/ilmenau/toc/21144863X.PDF
That is the Table of contents PDF
manual is almost 300 pages!
Interesting read.

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DEPTH OF FIELD TABLES 250
Choice of Circle of Confusion
Using these tables
— PRIME LENSES 251-261
— 17.5-75mm ZOOM 262-267
— 11:1ZOOM 268-272

3:1
ZOOM 273-276

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Scorsese tends to be hit and miss with me, but when it's hit it's a knockdown. 
Most likely The Taxi Driver (1976), though, because one of my personal favorite hands down. 
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For me, any Scorsese work is amazing, but Taxi Driver is at a higher level of my favorite movies, in a second place The Wolf Of Wall Street
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My favorite is Goodfellas.
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You could tie this in, in the intro., with the upcoming release of 'The irishman.' That would make it timely and not so random. 

(And take 'The Irishman' off since it doesn't release for over a month)
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I don't think it's a good idea to take the Irishman off since the poll will be live when the Irishman is released.
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Paok. I removed the Irishman from one of my Polls that they were hinting at was pending going live. I removed it. It went live. Ruby is "HINTING" right now. Dan has just told me in another posting on another poll that it will be held up going live until a film was released. That film is essential to the polls premise. So I have to wait.
If you leave an unreleased title in after being advised by a poll board champion suggesting it's removal, they will hold up your poll going live until the title releases.
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I'm waiting for The Irishman to come out as well, before this poll goes live. I think it's better that way. It comes out in a month and it will be better if these polls include the film. They will be more complete, I think.
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Ed, I know the 'rules' about polls. I don't want this poll to be live now, that's why I am not bumping it. I'll wait until Irishman comes out and then I'll promote it.
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Paok-Kilkis

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My vote: Shutter Island
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DIGGER'S CHOICES:

1.)"CAPE FEAR(1991)";
2.)"CASINO(1995)";
3.)"GANGS OF NEW YORK(2002)";
4.)"RAGING BULL(1980)";
5.)"THE AVIATOR(2004)";
6.)"THE COLOR OF MONEY(1986)"; &
7.)"THE KING OF COMEDY(1982)"
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Taxi Driver.
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Paok-Kilkis

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Eagles90

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It's a tie between Taxi Driver and Goodfellas.
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I'm divided
Raging Bull
The Last Temptation of Christ
So far the movie that has disappointed me most about that man is Shutter Island
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Agreed, I don't like Shutter Island that much either. It's a solid thriller but way below the standards that Scorsese has set. His worst movie though is probably New York, New York.
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Paok-Kilkis

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David Fincher would be more fitable choice for this movie.
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Paok-Kilkis

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Paok-Kilkis

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