In a series of in-depth interviews
conducted over several years, film critic Richard Schickel directs the director
of Mean Streets, Raging Bull, Goodfellas, and many other stunning
cinematic creations in a performanceilluminated by Scorsese's insight,
intelligence, and preternatural alertness.
May 25: On this day in 1938 Raymond Carver was born. Carver's poem "Luck," about a nine-year-old who wakes to an empty house and the leftovers of his parents' party, is all too autobiographical: "What luck, I thought. / Years later,…