But in Scorsese, she's found a brilliant, generous collaborator.
This would be like Scorsese, Coppola, and Spielberg not getting nominated.
I like Scorsese—my favorite directors are really people in the past.
Scorsese made movies with De Niro and I was making movies with [Sidney] Lumet.
And Scorsese piles on all of Lebowitz's best stuff, the fine ideas she's honed into a sort of highbrow stand-up routine.
I thought it was a major, major masterpiece, and so inspiring to see Scorsese making a film like that at this point in his work.
This is Scorsese's deft, elegant portrait of Lebowitz in her own words.
Scorsese's film shows Lebowitz's dark self in a flattering light; it puts a warm gloss on a cold character.
She nearly landed leads in films by Scorsese, Coppola, and Ephron.
But while not writing may be Lebowitz's tragedy, Scorsese discreetly downplays the topic.