Martin Scorsese Is a 3-D Evangelist

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 13: Director Martin Scorsese attends the 2011 Directors Guild Of America Honors at the Directors Guild of America Theater on October 13, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images) Photo: Jason Kempin/2011 Getty Images

Despite Vulture's protestations, Serious Director Martin Scorsese is firmly in favor of his cohort's recent experiments with 3-D. In an interview with Deadline about his latest project, the 3-D kids movie Hugo, Scorsese said that, going forward, he'd like to use the technology in all of his films: "I don’t think there’s a subject matter that can’t absorb 3-D; that can’t tolerate the addition of depth as a storytelling technique," he explained. "We view everyday life with depth." When asked which of his past projects would have benefited most from being shot in 3-D, he suggested Taxi Driver "because of the intimidation of the main character, his presence is everywhere, a frightening kind of presence." Just imagine the possibilities! (Or don't — it's kind of scary.)