Review: Martin Scorsese's Public Speaking

By Christopher Campbell | Film | May 28, 2011 | Comments ()

By Christopher Campbell | Film | May 28, 2011 |

Directed by Martin Scorsese (The Last Waltz), this may actually be one of his most important New York films. Like 2004's Lady by the Sea: The Statue of Liberty (co-directed by Kent Jones), the doc is about one of the Big Apple's most well-known women. This time, the author and humorous intellectual who hates smoking bans, New York tourism and all manner of modern gadgetry. She discusses these things and more in interviews and speaking events, which are intercut together for a funny stroll through Lebowitz's mind and history.

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