Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Taxi Driver (1976)

Watched this 1976 classic by Martin Scorsese during the weekend..

Spotted this 1976 classic Collector's Edition DVD on sale at the Gramophone outlet in Jurong Point Shopping Centre..

I was at Jurong Point Shopping Centre last week & I bought it together with 2 other DVDs..

Lots of movie DVDs from the 70's, 80's & 90's were on sale @ Gramophone..

It's really a golden opportunity not to be missed!

Taxi Driver
is a 1976 American drama-thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Paul Schrader. The film is set in New York City, soon after the Vietnam War. The film stars Robert De Niro and features Albert Brooks, Harvey Keitel, Leonard Harris, Peter Boyle, Cybill Shepherd, and a young Jodie Foster.

The film was nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and won the Palme d'Or at the 1976 Cannes Film Festival.

The film received another 19 wins & 9 nominations.

The American Film Institute ranked Taxi Driver as the 52nd greatest American film ever made on their AFI's 100 Years…100 Movies (10th Anniversary Edition) list.