When she sticks to pure analysis, she does not do half bad.
These are topics that, to me, have not really been covered in such depth before. "Taxi Driver" is very well done, one of the best in the BFI series.
Amy Taubin, long-time film critic, has written one of the best works on film I've ever read, about one of the most compelling films ever made.
To say that a movie inspires someone is usually thought of positively. Taxi Driver, by contrast, has the distinction of being the only movie ever to directly inspire someone to... Read morePublished on October 7, 2010 by Dash Manchette
I thoroughly enjoyed this insightful little book, especially it's satisfying psychological portrait of Travis Bickle, "Taxi Driver's" disturbed and fascinating protaganist, deftly... Read morePublished on January 22, 2007 by Terri Fawn Howard
This is a very short book that summarizes the plot of Taxi Driver. The author adds a handful of ideas along the way, ranging from the obvious (Travis Bickle is a borderline... Read morePublished on November 22, 2003 by SPM
I felt that many of the ideas 'behind' Taxi Driver postulated here were rather far-fetched to the point of being ludicrous. I can't elaborate as it's been years since I've read it.Published on October 5, 2003