The Tales of Hoffmann (1951)
Martin Scorsese mentions The Tales of Hoffmann during an interview.
Scorsese has stated the slow zoom into DeNiro's character while "Sunshine of Your Love" plays is intended as an homage to the Barcarolle sequence in "Tales of Hoffmann"
A long quote from The Tales of Hoffmann
Introduction is watched, with screen credits for Michel Powell and Emeric Pressburger.
George A. Romero's #1 favorite film
A brief clip is seen as part of a Martin Scorsese commentary on Michael Powell's films. This is being watched by Earl in McCarthy's office.