>Balance of Elements: 8/10
>Production Design- 9/10
-Sets & Props: 5/5
What is there to say? The cinematography, all wet, reflective surfaces--the score, by turns dreamy and dread inducing--it all puts you in the head of a sick man. One of the functions of narrative art--and perhaps cinema in particular-- is to put you inside the mind of individuals you ordinarily would avoid. Taxi Driver is a massive success on that front.
Commodification of women's bodies
Male sexual violence
Rape culture - buying consent, sexual harassment, dehumanization of women, women as objects
Women's bodies and sexuality as the property of men
Nice Guy (TM)
Violence against sex workers
Rape myths - states that prostitution is (ever) someone "choosing" not to do something else instead. Pretends that the statistics that say "99% of…
One of the greatest films of all time. Taxi Driver is pure Film-Noir cinema.
I had much higher expectations and it ended up disappointing me a little bit...
Not what i expected.
There's nothing to say about Taxi Driver other than there's nothing wrong with the film and that its a masterpiece.
It's not insane this movie was ever made. It's insane it was made so well. Would love to see it on 35 mm someday.
You're talking to me!!! i bought myself the special edition !! one of the greatest movies ever made
If I could give it six stars I would
Everything that could be said about this film has already.
From a story perspective it is slow, focussed and meticulite: a character study of Travis. Something I definitely wasn't expecting going into it (from snippets I'd seen I was expecting something in the vein of a gangster mob-type thing).
The camera work is phenomenal, a perfect blend of colours and shots all done to near perfection. Every moment captured is edited to have a meaning and purpose.
I usually go…