Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s Robert Levon Been could’ve settled for artificial slickness and clichéd affectations to go with The Card Counter‘s gambling aesthetic. Instead, he created a haunting soundtrack.
Paul Schrader’s The Card Counter finds Oscar Isaac at his mercurial best and presents yet another triumph of the writer/director’s tongue-in-cheek cynicism.
Paul Schrader's The Comfort of Strangers presents the discomfiting encounter with another —someone like you—and yet entirely unlike you, mysterious to you, unknown and unknowable.
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters is a singular portrait of an artist's life lived so fiercely as to have left an indelible mark on an alienated world seeking affirmation for its own existence.
First Reformed may explore the edges of faith but director Paul Schrader believes that what moves us in cinema is no mystery: it's simply "action and empathy".
In Paul Schrader's stark story of a spiritual apocalypse, Ethan Hawke's minister finds more to believe in an eco-activist's radicalism than his own pulpit.