"To paraphrase Schrader, if you put Penn and Antonioni in bed together, put a gun to their heads and told them to fuck while Bresson watched through the keyhole, you got Taxi Driver.”
These Taxi Driver covers by the brilliant Midnight Marauder are all wonderful.
“Well I’ve been blessed with good hair,” David Lynch once said. “It is the way it is, sort of does what it wants to. So, yeah, I guess it is [a metaphor for your views on art and life].” And when it comes to cinematic masters, there are a plethora of directors one could name who have distinctly admirable coiffures. But it’s the character they create, whose stunning hair transcends the screen—making their presence iconic—and stirs up a lovable envy in the audience, as we try to emulate their luscious locks.
Brushing Up on Cinema’s Best Coiffures
"To paraphrase Schrader, if you put Penn and Antonioni in bed together, put a gun to their heads and told them to fuck while Bresson watched through the keyhole, you got Taxi Driver.” Fair enough.
Cinematic Panic: Looking Back on the Tortured Minds Behind ‘Taxi Driver’
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Here you have a character who is surrounded by people. Yet it’s the story of loneliness…and you can only do real, true loneliness in a crowded atmosphere.
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