Scorsesesque Definition: Fluid camera work cut to eclectic soundtracks marks the directorial work of Martin Scorsese, whose films often deal with themes of Catholic guilt, the Italian American identity and pervasive violence. Films usually set in the American Northeast, with a heavy emphasis on organized crime or societys underbelly. Except when theyre about the Dalai Lama. Examples: Mobsters grab a kitchen knife to stab the guy in their car trunk to death, then get waylaid by ones mother, who insists they eat some Italian home cooking in GoodFellas. Robert De Niro shaves his head into a mohawk in Taxi Driver. Could Describe: David Chases The Sopranos, every film in the Tarantinoidal category (although most unwittingly).
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