Martin Scorsese pledges future to 3D

Acclaimed director says he would have made 'Taxi Driver' and 'Raging Bull' with the technology

Martin Scorsese has vowed to make all his future films in 3D.

The veteran director released his first 3D movie Hugo last year, and it went on to win a raft of technical Oscars. And now he says he will continue to embrace the medium.

Speaking at CinemaCon in Las Vegas, Scorsese said: “I would have practically done all my films in 3D… There is something that 3D gives to the picture that takes you into another land and you stay there and it’s a good place to be.

“It’s like seeing a moving sculpture of the actor. It’s almost like a combination of the theatre and film combined and it immerses you in the story more. I saw audiences care about the people more.”

However, he did address the problem of brightness in 3D cinema, following the demonstration of new laser-illuminated technology, saying: “If [cinema screens] are too dark and you can’t see, why should [audiences] come back and watch another 3D film? We have to work together and show [movies] in the best possible light.”

Scorsese’s next project will be Wolf Of Wall Street, which will reunite him with The Aviator and Gangs Of New York star Leonardo DiCaprio. Watch a clip from Hugo below.