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Taxi Driver

Presidential Targets: The 15 Assassination Attempts You Forgot All About

TruTV.com | Posted 06.29.2012 | Crime

You've all heard a million stories about the JFK assassination, or about RFK and MLK. Maybe even the two women who tried to shoot Gerald Ford. But...

WATCH: Are You Talking To Me, Mickey?

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.09.2012 | Entertainment

"Taxi Driver" meets ... Walt Disney? Why not? Made by Vimeo user Bryan Boyce, this bizarre supercut combines Martin Scorsese's classic "Taxi Driv...

The 10 Best Films of 2011

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.11.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Descendants is my favorite film of the year for its ability to find the pain, dignity and humor in the story of a man watching his way of life die, even as he has to act as steward to its demise.

Movie Review: Contagion

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.08.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The first hour of Steven Soderbergh's Contagion is so tense that you can almost forgive the second half for getting bogged down.

Oscar-Worthy Work: 7 Writing Tips from Your Favorite Films (PHOTOS)

Jay Douglas | Posted 07.18.2011 | Home
Jay Douglas

The writing process is remarkably similar to filmmaking: both writers and filmmakers need to plan their work, commit their project to film or paper and edit and polish their work until it measures up as both enlightenment and entertainment.

Pilgrim, Cowboy, Indian: Taxi Driver

Kim Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

The Berlin Film Festival held the world premiere of the 4K restoration of Taxi Driver. After many viewings throughout my life, the movie, all red light and red blood and red anger, is still lingering in my mind.

It's Not Sarah Palin's Fault

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Wellington Ennis

It's not Sarah Palin and her rhetoric that make crazy people do crazy things. It's making her crazy rhetoric matter that does.

Robert De Niro Is Fireproof

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

In 1976, Bobby De Niro was fired from Bogart Slept Here directed by Mike Nichols. Today comedian De Niro who brings in the laughs in The Little Fockers proves he is fireproof.

HuffPost Review: Little Fockers

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The law of diminishing returns is a law for a reason. And nowhere are the returns more diminished than Little Fockers, the third film in a series that began in 2000. With this one, they've barely bothered with a plot.

De Niro, Scorsese Making New Film

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Over a decade after last collaborating, one of film's greatest teams is reuniting: Martin Scorsese will direct Robert De Niro in, 'The Irishman,' the ...

Movie Review: Let Me In

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

American remakes of foreign films? That would be a 'no' vote. Having said that, I can heartily recommend Let Me In, the moody, touching American remake of the Swedish vampire film, Let the Right One In, from 2008.

Taxi Drivers: Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Melissa Plaut | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Melissa Plaut

For the Taxi Commissioner to accuse two-thirds of drivers of committing a crime is utterly reckless. But it's hardly surprising. This is what taxi drivers go through on a small scale every single day.

Daniel Chung: New Zealand Taxi Driver Feeds Homeless Each Week Out Of His Own Pocket

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When taxi driver Daniel Chung heard that homeless people in his Christchurch, New Zealand community had died sleeping outdoors overnight, he knew he w...

Shutter Island Paradise

Sam Wasson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sam Wasson

Shutter Island pushes our conception of Scorsese to the brink. It tests him, proving that he has what it takes to navigate through the film's several time frames and planes of consciousness.

Six Stories: Salinger Inspired Cinema

Kim Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

Salinger's Garbo-like elusiveness and impossible adaptations never stopped legions of filmmakers from being influenced by both the work and the man.

New York, You've Changed: Taxi Driver (Part 2)

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

When we last left off, Travis Bickle was cruising through Times Square. We then catch him uptown as he makes a drop off at the Hotel Olcott at 27 West 72nd Street.

New York, You've Changed: Taxi Driver (Part 1)

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

Finding the locations used in Taxi Driver turned out to be incredibly difficult; the film documents a city that has since been demolished, rebuilt, spit-shined, and stamped with a seal of approval.

Oscar-Winning Actor Robert De Niro Makes Sure Everybody's Fine

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

In Everybody's Fine, De Niro neither plays a character who kills someone or plays a parody of Robert De Niro as either a crook or cop who kills someone.

Interview: Talking Obsessions with the Big Fan Guys

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In Big Fan, which opened in limited release last week, Oswalt and Corrigan play a pair of Staten Island buddies who are obsessed with the New York Giants.

Movie review: Big Fan

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Thanks to Patton Oswalt's soulful, sometimes dim, sometimes scabrous Paul, Big Fan plunges us into the world of the superfan in a unique way.

Best New York Movies (SLIDESHOW, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Cara Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Directors have struggled to capture the essence of New York City since the first talkie, The Jazz Singer, was set here in 1927. At turns romantic and ...

Review: Observe and Report (2009)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Observe and Report may be the smartest dumb comedy since Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle.

Best Movies By Farr -- Celebrating Pacino and De Niro

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Ultimately, it's tough to call just who is the finer actor, or bigger star. Personally, I give the edge to De Niro.

Best Movies By Farr: When Oscar Screws Up

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

2005 -- for Best Picture, give me Capote over Crash any ol' time. Another uninspiring year, I thought.

The Best Scorsese Movies by Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

More than any other director I can think of, Scorsese is totally, 100% committed to the art of cinema, the classic example of someone doing what he's best at and what he loves. This is a man gloriously consumed by film.