Martin Scorsese – The Art of Silence

Martin Scorsese – The Art of Silence

Even though Martin Scorsese is famous for his use of music, one of his best traits is his deliberate and powerful use of silence. Take a glimpse at fifty years of this simple technique from one of cinema’s masters. SPOILERS for Shutter Island (2010), Superman (1978) and Man of Steel (2013)

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Written interview with Scorsese about silence (& other things):
Video interview with sound designer Randy Thom:

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