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These key moments, they’re hard to even reflect on because you sort of have to take a breather and look back and realize how much you’ve actually learned. I’ve grown tremendously as an actor just to be in those moments with him, where he’s giving me the right guidance.

Leonardo DiCaprio on Martin Scorsese.

Meyerland house fire, Houston, June 5, 2015

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thefilmjunkies theme: Martin Scorsese

Director Martin Scorsese has produced some of the most memorable films in history, including the iconic Taxi Driver and Academy Award-winner The Departed. Part of the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking, he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and influential filmmakers in cinema history.

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I don’t think I ever expected anything like an Oscar ever, to tell you the truth. That is not my motivation when I do these roles. I really am motivated by being able to work with great people and create a body of work that I can look back and be proud of.- Leonardo DiCaprio