We talk the films of Martin Scorsese!
Rochelle and Lee are joined by original co-host Paul Anthony Nelson to talk about some big news regarding the future of the show.
They then dive into what is without a doubt the biggest episode of Hyphenates to date, as they look back at the films of the great filmmaker of the American New Wave, Martin Scorsese (08:35). Does Scorsese really lay a claim to the title of Greatest Of All Time? To figure it out, they’re joined by a swathe of alumni from the show’s past, who each pick a favourite film, scene, or moment to talk about.
Ozploitation legend Brian Trenchard-Smith and Dark Horizons editor Garth Franklin kick things off by talking about Scorsese’s preoccupation with moral dilemmas, and his filmmaking pragmatism (16:27).
Critic Alexandrea Heller-Nicholas looks back at his early short film The Big Shave (19:52).
Actor Perri Cummings and filmmaker David Caesar talk Mean Streets (27:03).
Filmmaker and lecturer George Viscas discusses the realism and roots of Scorsese’s gangland fixation (31:57).
Actor Pollyanna McIntosh talks Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (35:10).
Actor Cate Wolfe, film critic Ian Barr, writer Josh Nelson, and screenwriter Andrew Kevin Walker talk the seminal Taxi Driver (43:19).
Critic Glenn Dunks and film programmer Eloise Ross discuss New York, New York (54:50).
Filmmaker Briony Kidd examines Scorsese’s work as the producer of other director’s films (59:30).
Director Rohan Spong, comedian Chris Taylor, and critic Simon Miraudo look at The King of Comedy (1:08:39).
Film critic Scott Weinberg talks After Hours (1:20:34).
Journalist Guy Davis, director Kriv Stenders, and film critic Drew McWeeny look at the controversial The Last Temptation of Christ (1:25:42).
Critic Jeremy Smith looks at the difficulties and rehabilitation of Scorsese’s 1980s period (1:32:17).
Actor Rhys Muldoon discusses Scorsese’s cameo in After Hours (1:38:27).
Film critic Richard Gray and filmmaker Abe Forsythe pay tribute to the performances of Martin’s mother, Catherine Scorsese (1:40:10).
Filmmaker Jon Hewitt, comedian Chris Taylor, presenter Marc Fennell, and critic Zak Hepburn look at Scorsese’s obsession with food and garlic slicing (1:44:52).
Critic Blake Howard praises the closeups of Goodfellas (1:55:29).
Writer Emma Westwood looks at the impact of Goodfellas and Cape Fear (1:59:12).
Former Hi4H co-host So Mayer and author Mel Campbell discuss The Age of Innocence (2:07:07).
Critic Anthony Morris and exhibition registrar Sarah Caldwell talk Casino (2:13:58).
Writer Shannon Marinko salutes Scorsese’s long-time collaborator, editor Thelma Schoonmaker (2:20:15).
Filmmaker Rhys Graham discusses Scorsese’s seminal documentary series My Voyage to Italy (2:25:22).
Film reporter Alicia Malone and critic Hayley Inch pay tribute to Scorsese’s film preservation and restoration work (2:30:05).
Filmmaker Tim Egan looks at Scorsese’s concert film Shine a Light (2:37:20).
Festival programmer Thomas Caldwell and film critic Drew McWeeny talk Kundun (2:40:14).
Film critic Sarah Ward discusses Bringing Out the Dead (2:48:19).
Critic Stephen A Russell talks The Aviator (2:51:41).
Author Maria Lewis discusses being won over by Boardwalk Empire (2:55:17).
Entertainment reporter Giles Hardie talks The Audition (2:59:17).
Filmmaker Jennifer Reeder discusses The Departed (3:03:39).
Critics Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and Tom Clift talk Shutter Island (3:06:35).
Festival director Cerise Howard talks Hugo (3:12:12).
Comedian Tegan Higginbotham and director Brian Trenchard-Smith discuss The Wolf of Wall Street (3:21:08).
Actor Michael Ian Black and author Christos Tsiolkas talk Silence (3:25:43).