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You Talkin' to Me?

Advantages: Scorsese and De Niro
Disadvantages: Very few

Taxi Driver (1976) "Taxi Driver" is a 1976 drama film which was directed by Martin Scorsese, who has also directed such films as "Raging Bull" (1980), "Goodfellas" (1990), and "The Wolf of Wall Street" (2013). Warning: Spoilers will likely be giv ...

Jarisleif 02.06.2015 · Read full review
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Saviour turned anti-hero!

Advantages: Brilliant performance from De Niro, well structured, dark, grim, intense, absorbing
Disadvantages: The dialogue could do with sharpening up a little

RELEASED: 1976, Cert. 18 RUNNING TIME: Approx. 117 mins DIRECTOR: Martin Scorsese PRODUCERS: Julia & Michael Phillips SCREENPLAY: Paul Schrader MUSIC: Bernard Herrmann MAIN CHARACTER:- Robert De Niro as Travis Bickle ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ...

CelticSoulSister 30.08.2012 · Read full review
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The epitome of solitude

Advantages: De Niro becomes Bickle; deeply psychological; gritty, raw and authentic; superb direction and cinematography; timeless
Disadvantages: Too meandering for some; graphic and seedy, so not to all tastes

Independent, low-budget films are usually pieces of work that develop a cult rather than appeal to the mass market. The 1970s was a decade that -- after the Hollywood glamour of the previous three decades -- saw film really coming into its own, going beyo ...

harlequin21 04.02.2007 · Read full review
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The Original Mad Cabbie

Advantages: De Niro and Martin Scorcese at their very best.
Disadvantages: Violence is very graphic, and could upset some viewers.

~ ~ This 1970's movie, “Taxidriver”, has pride of place in the 'mad cabbie's' video collection. Made way back in 1976, and directed by Martin Scorcese, it stars a very young Robert de Niro, ably assisted by Harvey Keitel and an incredibly you ...

the_mad_cabbie 24.04.2001 · Read full review
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A Favourite Thing. JILL ARE YOU TALKIN' TO ME

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Normally I wouldn't have a long preamble to a film review but since this is a special review for Jill Murphy to celebrate 4 years free from cancer, I will make an exception. I know that some people don't like very long opinions so if you are interested ...

Mauri 15.07.2002 · Read full review
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