• 'Vinyl' Review: You Can't Always Get What You Want

    Music has always been an animating energy in the cinema of Martin Scorsese, and he is of the age (he’s now 73) to have grown up alongside the evolution of rock & roll. This gives his new HBO series Vinyl, premiering Sunday, the weight of birthright: He can claim this music—from Chuck Berry on through to punk, disco, and rap-which-became-hiphop—as art experienced first-hand, up-close and personal, and has made artful use of it starting with his first major film, 1973’s Mean Streets. Vinyl tells the story of Richie Finestra, played by Bobby Cannavale in full, motor-mouthed glory, his every entrance into a room a brash, Saturday Night Fever stride.

  • Martin Scorsese’s Awesome Impression of Robert De Niro

    Martin Scorsese appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Wednesday night and let everyone in on his favorite Robert De Niro impersonation. Scorsese said that he often uses it in his day-to-day life, as it implies he’s “letting go” but not really. Maybe the next time De Niro stops by The Tonight Show he’ll return the favor and give the audience an impression of Scorsese?