Paul Schrader
Features // 2 Articles
Reviews // 8 Articles
//Features

Surviving the Moral Narrative of 'Taxi Driver' 40 Years On
11 Feb 2016 // 9:45 PM

"You do a thing and that's what you are." So what does that make us, the voyeurs in Travis Bickle’s world?

Yukio Mishima, of Love and Death
21 Aug 2008 // 6:00 PM

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

//Reviews

'Cat People' Warns that if You Lose Control It Can Ruin You
20 Jan 2014 // 9:10 PM

Cat People plays somewhere between exploitation and a fever dream, with the additional gore and extra-additional sexuality that couldn't be depicted 40 years earlier.

'The Canyons' and the End of Film
10 Dec 2013 // 12:10 AM

The first movie for the "post-theatrical era", The Canyons vividly illustrates a despairing, nymphomaniac generation run amok.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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