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Thursday, February 10 2011

Thank You MGM For Finally Releasing ‘Rolling Thunder’

You should order a copy of Rolling Thunder for yourself. Mine is in the mail.


Monday, October 13 2008

Paul Schrader by George Kouvaros

Taxi Driver is pioneering especially in relation to its unflinchingly contradictory anti-hero Travis Bickle, the character Schrader conceived who can perform noble deeds as well as insane violence.


Thursday, August 21 2008

Yukio Mishima, of Love and Death

Death and sex were verboten, and Mishima took it upon himself to be a virtuosic provocateur; part passionate expressive modernist, part fervent traditionalist.


Sunday, December 9 2007

The Walker

Like the heroes of several of Paul Schrader's other films -- American Gigolo, Light Sleeper, and, to an extent, Auto Focus -- Carter moves among women as if visiting an alien planet.


Tuesday, March 18 2003

Auto Focus (2002)

'Auto Focus' is, as its title suggests, about self-interest and -obsession.


Thursday, October 24 2002

Auto Focus (2002)

Paul Schrader's 'Auto Focus' is, as its title suggests, about self-interest and -obsession.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Affliction (1999)

Snow. Wind. Emptiness. The first images in Affliction are white and desolate. They show late October in small town New Hampshire, and Halloween is descending on frigid, early evening streets.


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