It always seemed crazy to me that the "You talkin' to me?" scene is the one that became famous when you've got Jodie Foster quietly stealing the movie by topping her toast with half a jar's worth of jelly and then sugar on top of that, followed by taking off her crazy green sunglasses so she can side-eye Travis a bunch, and then casually putting on a different pair of sunglasses when she's done.
I liked this when I was a teenager but it's not aging super well. It's got a lot of the trappings of camp but no real sense of transgression or any real engagement with the sociopolitical issues a lot of 50s/60s sci-fi was reflecting. It's just the shallowest engagement with this kind of material. And I guess there's nothing inherently wrong with that, but this time around it really bugged me. I think especially with the inclusion of the unmistakable…