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Taxi Driver

Year: 1967
Directed By: Martin Scorsese
Written By: Paul Schrader


This diary of a mad man is a bonafide classic. Lauded and considered by many to be one of the greatest of all time. 1,355 more words


The Cesspool of Information: The Internet and the Alt-Right

“The internet is a mistake”

I spent a good part of my early 20s being angry. That shouldn’t be surprising to anyone. Angry because I wasn’t  1,324 more words

Some Day A Real Rain Will Come...

Whenever it rains in Bombay, I always think about that line from “Taxi Driver”: “Some day a real rain will come and wash all the scum off the streets.” Of course, for the utterly flawed Travis Bickle, the “whores, skunk pussies, buggers, queens, fairies, dopers, and junkies” are the scum. 1,108 more words


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