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At this point, I find that the excitement of a young student or filmmaker can get me excited again. I like showing them things and seeing how their minds open up, seeing the way their response then gets expressed in their own work. (2011)
Both The Last Temptation of Christ
(1988) and Gangs of New York
(2002) were personal passions of his that he had wanted to make since the 1970s. When he first starting considering them, Robert De Niro
was in his mind to play the lead characters in both (Jesus Christ in "Temptation" and Bill Cutting in "Gangs"). De Niro ultimately turned down the part in "Temptation" and it was decided he was too ...
Often uses long tracking shots (His most famous is from Goodfellas
(1990), following Henry Hill and his future wife Karen through the basement of the Copacabana night-club and ending up at a newly prepared table). A notoriously difficult shot to perfect, he has been dubbed by some as the "King of the Tracking Shot".