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Martin Scorsese: American god

From Mean Streets to Goodfellas, Martin Scorsese has shaped modern cinema

Martin Scorsese directs Leonardo DiCaprio in The Aviator. © The Kobal Collection (Warner Bros)

The large format of this glossy new monograph about Martin Scorsese is a reminder that Thames & Hudson once did books about such people as Michelangelo. But times have changed, and a film director like Scorsese now has the reputation that you once got for painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. The book deals with all of Scorsese’s movies in chronological…

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