publication date: Thursday, February 1, 2007 (part of Round XXIX)
clue: This director eventually departed the mean streets of New York, New York, where he made many stories about gangs and taxi drivers.
explanation: Scorsese was a film director whose titles included The Departed, Mean Streets, New York New York, New York Stories, Gangs of New York, and Taxi Driver. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Chris McKinnon, Mihai Rusu, Michael Paul Cote, Jackie Mason, Adrianne Rodgers, Kerry Odell, Josh Paddison, Joy Dunn, and Chris Venit
trivia: Scorsese was nominated for an Oscar in 2007 for directing The Departed.
|This goo was part of Oscars Week 2007.|