Lost in Previews: The best of Martin Scorsese trailer/poll edition

Today (11/17) is Martin Scorsese’s birthday. It’s also just under a week away until the release of Scorsese’s latest Hugo, based on the book The Invention of Hugo Cabret. Hugo is noteworthy for a couple of reasons. The first being that it’s the first film Scorsese has shot in 3D. Say what you will about the technology, but when a cinematic icon like Scorse decides to give it a crack I’m down to see what the director has up his sleeve. It also marks the first time that Scorsese is making for what all intents and purposes appears to be a film for the entire family.

In honor of that we thought we’d have a little fun here at Lost in Reviews and do our first ever poll. What follows are trailers from most every major film Scorsese has done over the course of his career. It’s fascinating to watch these for several reasons. From the way trailers have changed in the way they are edited and presented over the last five decades of Scorsese’s career, to being able to spot actors that the director works with across multiple pictures. Give them each a view and then be sure to let us know which is your favorite in the poll at the bottom of the post. Note there are two polls for the first half 1970-1980 and then for 1990-current. Will post an update with the winner on the same day as Hugo‘s release on 11/23

Have a Scorsese favorite that didn’t make the trailer cut here? Sound off in the comments!

Mean Streets (1973)

Taxi Driver (1976)

New York, New York (1977)

Raging Bull (1980)

The King of Comedy (1983)

After Hours (1985)

The Color of Money (1986)

The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)

Goodfellas (1990)

Cape Fear (1991)

The Age of Innocence (1993)

Casino (1995)

Kundun (1997)

Bringing Out The Dead (1999)

Gangs of New York (2002)

The Aviator (2004)

The Departed (2006)

Shutter Island (2010)

As a bonus here is the trailer for Hugo which opens on November 23!



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