|After graduating from NYU in 1964 with a major in film, Martin Scorsese went on to direct some of the grittiest and most original films of all time. In a deluxe DVD 3-pack, Warner Home Video presents Essential Directors: Martin Scorsese, which includes the films THE DEPARTED, THE AVIATOR, and GOODFELLAS.|
THE DEPARTED: Pure dynamite! The taut, terrific tale of two cops - one a lawman inside the mob, one a mob informant on the force.
THE AVIATOR: An epic tale and an epic life - the thrilling story of filmmaker, playboy, daredevil and aviation innovator Howard Hughes.
GOODFELLAS: The electrifying, fact-inspired tale of living - and dying - The Life.
"[Aviator] ...DiCaprio gives the finest, most complex performance of his career. Jeffrey Lyons, NBC-TV
"[Departed] A new American crime classic from the legendary Martin Scorsese... Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
"[Aviator] The best picture of the year! Filmmaking on a grand and rare scale. Richard Schickel, Time
"[GoodFellas] The best mob movie ever. Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"[Departed] ...a reminder of why we go to the movies in the first place. Scott Tobias, The Onion A.V. Club