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Taxi Driver – 40th Anniversary



To celebrate the 40th anniversary of TAXI DRIVER, we will be devoting the entire month of May to that film.

We – Eric Peeper and myself – will be posting images, quotes, behind-the-scenes stuff, excerpts from my book THE PASSION OF MARTIN SCORSESE, quizzes, and even an exclusive online course.

So … be sure to come back to check it out!

You can also join us on the Facebook page for daily updates on TAXI DRIVER.



A Chilling Inward Glance

  by Eric Peeper Something Chilling As Halloween Approaches ….  Scorsese is an ardent admirer of Val Lewton’s psychological suspense pictures. This culminated brilliantly with his narrating and producing Kent Jones’ terrific documentary on Lewton. But in several ways it also leads back to Scorsese’s contribution to his friend Steven Spielberg’s series Amazing Stories. Scorsese’s…

Annette’s New Year’s Ritual

  Many people start a new year by making ambitious new year’s resolutions. I have never liked the idea of new year’s resolutions, because basically they suggest that something is wrong with us that we have to change. Our entire system protests against this, so more often than not, we forget all about them within…