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"Nightcrawler" is a beautiful creep show

It is rare for a first film to be as masterful as “Nightcrawler,” the new Jake Gyllenhaal vehicle directed by Dan Gilroy. The film, which was also produced by Gyllenhaal, examines the ethical minefield of modern newsgathering without preaching about it. 547 more words


Blue Collar - OST (1978)

In Paul Schrader’s directorial debut, disgruntled auto plant worker Richard Pryor tells his equally downtrodden colleagues, Yaphet Kotto and Harvey Keitel, about a safe he spots in the union rep’s office. 354 more words

Are You Talkin' to Me?

In the famous ‘mirror scene’ of Martin Scorsese’s classic Taxi Driver, cabbie Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro) rhetorically confronts himself with aggressive remarks. 1,189 more words

Hooray Fiction!


My latest kitbash is almost done and I’m too excited to not take photos already. Here’s Bobby de Niro as Travis Bickle in Martin Scorcese’s seminal Taxi Driver. 177 more words

Thank God for the rain to wash the trash off the sidewalk

This is obviously a manipulated photo – the Cardinal version of Travis Bickle:

The theme for #photo101 today is Treasure. The rain that washes the trash off the sidewalk, Taxi Driver, they’re both treasures. 42 more words


Shadow of the Groundhog # 10: Movie Autism

Abe:  It might mean that, in order to “become who you were born to be”, you must stop watching (obsessing about) movies!

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On Turning Loose and Escaping

No young man ever became a poet by declaring his loneliness to the world; it is like declaring one’s headache, or a hole in one’s favorite pair of socks. 691 more words