You Tube Fun Alert! A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995)

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Now this is a treat:

Scorsese’s legendary four-hour walk through his favorite American films is now available on YouTube,  in ten minute segments.

The real joy here are the many “minor” films that Scorsese suggests are worthy of attention.  Ida Lupino and  Sam Fuller, for example,  have received much deserved attention, but wait until you hear Scorsese’s incredibly informed case.

I’m telling you:  It is enormous fun watching a master filmmaker make his case for various films,  even if you don’t agree with his choices.

Here is the first episode:

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