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100 Greatest Scenes Number 41: "You Talking to Me?"

Views from the Sofa’s 100 Greatest Scenes is a list of the 100 greatest moments in the movies. This could be long introductions, moments of action or great dialogue between characters. 516 more words


4 reasons to go watch 'Taxi Driver'

Just back from watching ‘Taxi Driver’ for the first time in years, on the big screen at the National Film Theatre, London. The latest sortie in an on-going campaign to expose the Enfants Terribles to the best of 70s cinema – from ‘The Godfather’ via ‘Serpico’ to ‘Chinatown’. 887 more words


The Enigma of God's Lonely Man: Taxi Driver and the Theme of Contradiction

Scorsese’s 1976 masterpiece Taxi Driver is a staple of film courses everywhere and has been analysed it to death over the last four decades. However, the film’s… 762 more words


Five Days

 Someday, a real rain will come and wash all this scum off the streets.

That day happens to be January 20, 2017, five days away.  In five days, the swamp will start to drain, and rains will fall.   14 more words


Unlike most talking heads and media outlets I wanted to take my time with my post-election piece. The problem with the rapid pace of today’s media is that it has traded substance for speed. 862 more words

New York - Twin Cities.

The Big Apple is venerated as the most filmed city in movies, a hustle-bustle urban jungle of possibilities, both magical and harrowing.

It seems there aren’t films made *about* New York City very much anymore; they merely take place there, the protagonists unaffected by the milieu. 326 more words