Tag Archive: Taxi Driver

Nightcrawler Review

What’s the dream footage to lead local morning news? A screaming woman running down the street with her throat cut, of course. That’s according to unscrupulous news director Nina Romina (Rene Russo). Her world… Continue reading

The Latest Picture Show’s rating system explained…sort of…

One of the underappreciated nuances of tackling film reviews is understanding the reviewer’s ratings system. While the words on the (web) page give the clearest indication of what the all unknowing critic is… Continue reading

The Odd Couple: Leonardo DiCaprio & Martin Scorsese Ostracised by the Oscars

One of 2013’s most enduring cinematic sagas was the latest Scorsese and DiCaprio collaboration, The Wolf of Wall Street. The release delays, extensive cuts, rating disapprovals, heckling at Oscar screenings and a new… Continue reading