The American Film Institute has issued a list of the Top 10 American films within 10 favorite genres. Fresh Air continues a series exploring those film greats, featuring interviews with notables represented on the list.
Film director Martin Scorsese discusses his film Gangs of New York set in pre-Civil War New York city and focusing on street warfare between immigrant groups. It's inspired by the book of the same name published in 1927 by journalist Herbert Asbury. The film will be out on DVD and VHS next week. This interview first aired January 27, 2003.
He discusses Gangs of New York, his new film set in pre-Civil War New York City about the street warfare between immigrant groups. It was inspired by the book The Gangs of New York published in 1927 by journalist Herbert Asbury.
Rock critic Ken Tucker reviews the new three-and-a-half-hour documentary about Bob Dylan called No Direction Home by director Martin Scorsese. It's available on a two-disc DVD and will be shown on PBS as part of the American Masters series.