Goodbye, Mr Ebert

A movie is not about what it’s about; it’s about how it’s about it. As you’ve probably heard, the sweetest old man of American film criticism died yesterday, at the age of seventy-one, due to the jaw cancer he’s had for years, and inspired a great horde of affecting memorials (particularly good are those by…

Some know him as God, you may call him Marty.

In a world where the superstars or actors pull-in the crowd, how many directors manage to do the same?  How many directors command a bigger pedestal than the cast of the movie? Not many, I guess. During the Academy awards, one name was invoked more often than anybody else’s name. Martin Scorsese. After giving us…