Martin Scorsese

Mel Brooks given AFI lifetime achievement honour

Comic film director Mel Brooks has been honored with a lifetime achievement award from the American Film Institute. Robert DeNiro and David Lynch were among those who attended the Hollywood ceremony to pay tribute to the 86-year-old, whose films include Young Frankenstein and The Producers. Accepting the award from director Martin Scorsese, Brooks said: “Movies […]

Cannes Film Festival 2013

Cannes started off the 2013 season with heavy early rain but that did not put off some lengthy queues for the first screening of The Great Gatsby in 3D. As usual, there were the usual sighs and moans of discontent as the accredited press, segregated by the color of their passes – which meant some […]