Michael Chapman

Scorsese On the Ropes: The ‘Kamikaze’ Film-Making of ‘Raging Bull’

  By Tim Pelan Scorsese’s Raging Bull is not your dad's boxing movie. It's certainly not a story of conventional…

4 months ago

Approaching Menace: The American Pathology of Martin Scorsese’s ‘Taxi Driver’

Taxi Driver poster art by Tony Stella https://www.tony-stella.com/   By Tim Pelan Loneliness has followed me my whole life, everywhere.…

8 months ago

‘Jaws’: The Groundbreaking Summer Blockbuster that Changed Hollywood, and Our Summer Vacations, Forever

  By Sven Mikulec It seems unbelievable, but it's been 42 years since Steven Spielberg's Jaws premiered in cinemas across…

4 years ago

‘The Last Detail’: Hal Ashby and Robert Towne’s Slice of the ’70s America

  By Sven Mikulec It was Robert Towne, one of the greatest script doctors that Hollywood has ever seen, that…

5 years ago

Martin Scorsese’s ‘Taxi Driver’ is the turning point in our lives in terms of film appreciation and education

Martin Scorsese’s 74th birthday seems like a perfect opportunity to float in our minds to the streets of New York,…

6 years ago

‘Taxi Driver’: God’s Lonely POV

God’s Lonely POV by Will McCrabb In the last act of Martin Scorsese's masterpiece Taxi Driver there is the ultimate…

6 years ago