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Trying Too Hard to be a Film Noir, especially in Voice-Over

It’s no easy task to figure out whether or not Martin Scorsese‘s Taxi Driver (1976) is a film noir, it’s actually quite confusing at times while watching the film. 250 more words

Andrew Spicer

Paul Morel and Travis Bickle: The World-Dissolving Melancholic Gaze

In Sons and Lovers (1913), D. H. Lawrence directs many glances at the Derbyshire landscape, often through his characters’ distinctive visions. Here is one, this time through Paul Morel: 490 more words


Travis Bickle Taxi Driver Men's Jacket

Taxi Driver Travis Bickle Jacket is one of the extraordinary jackets that are sufficient to awe anybody effectively. In the event that you are getting ready for an up advancing gathering and you need to get centralization of inverse sex, you must select this jacket on the grounds that it provides for you the look of intense and unpleasant fellow. 185 more words


Taxi Driver (1976)

An American Drama/Crime movie, directed by Martin Scorsese, with Robert De Niro and Jodie Foster.

A mentally unstable Vietnam war veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process. 614 more words


Desultory Reflections on Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver and the “American Mass Culture Hell”

“He’s a walking contradiction / partly truth and partly fiction.”

In the iconic film Taxi Driver, Betsy intones these words from a Kris Kristofferson song as she gazes intently at Travis Bickle, a man who embodies everything Betsy previously deemed incompatible with the less-fair gender. 742 more words

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