TAXI DRIVER: UNDERGROUND MAN – Review by Pauline Kael

2017-05-25T13:26:29-07:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: CINEMA, MARTIN SCORSESE, PAULINE KAEL|Tags: , , |

by Pauline Kael Taxi Driver is the fevered story of an outsider in New York—a man who can’t find any point of entry into human society. Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro), the protagonist of Martin Scorsese’s new film, from a script by Paul Schrader, can’t find a life. He’s an [...]

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: WHIPPED – Review by Pauline Kael

2017-05-08T15:36:56-07:00 May 8th, 2017|Categories: CINEMA, PAULINE KAEL, STEVEN SPIELBERG|Tags: , , |

by Pauline Kael The marketing executives are the new high priests of the movie business. It's natural. They’re handling important sums of money. And they dispense the money dramatically, in big campaigns that flood out over the country. It’s not unusual for more to be spent on marketing a picture [...]