Top Five Most Uncomfortable Scenes From ‘Taxi Driver’

For its memorable dialogue, quality acting performances, harrowing narrative and expertly scruffy cinematography, Martin Scorsese’s ‘Taxi Driver’ is without a doubt one of the greatest movies of all time, and a strong candidate for the very best of the early New Hollywood era. Robert De Niro’s Travis Bickle is one of film’s most abstract vigilantes […]

A Few Quick Thoughts – Four Wes Anderson Movies

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) I’m a really big fan of stop motion animation, when executed to the greatest extent, it’s often one of the most imaginative forms of visual art. In ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’, I guess you could say the animation is fantastic, but that’d be as big a cliché as a comedically deadpan conversation […]

A Few Quick Thoughts – ‘The Exorcist’ / ‘Gerald’s Game’ / ‘Paranormal Activity’ / ‘Profondo Rosso’

Who’s up for one final horror edition? The Exorcist (1973) The power of Christ compels me to love this movie. Actually, there are many things that compel me to love this movie, from the eerie build-up to Regan becoming fully possessed by the demon, to the scattered-around subliminal white demon faces, to the great performances […]