Martin Scorsese - The Art of Silence

6/15/2014 ISO 1200 Magazine 0 Comments


WARNING: SPOILERS for Shutter Island (2010), Superman (1978) and Man of Steel (2013)

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. For educational purposes only.

For bringing this idea to my attention, credit goes to John Pozer: twitter.com/Pozervision
Transcript of an interview with Scorsese about silence (& other things): 1.usa.gov/1lAq00I
Video of an interview with sound designer Randy Thom: bit.ly/1qOkbwQ
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