Archive for tag: Taxi Driver

Best DVD / Blu-ray of 2011

8 January, 2012 (16:16) | Blu-ray, by Sean Axmaker, DVD, Film Reviews | By: Sean Axmaker

If you think Top Ten film lists are arbitrary, try putting together a “best of” for DVD and Blu-ray. What’s the criteria? The best movies? Quality of video and audio mastering? Creative featurettes and archival supplements? Historical importance? Cult interest? Or some balance of all these? I’m all for the balance, which makes it as […]

“Taxi Driver” – Restored, Remastered and Brilliant on Blu-ray

7 April, 2011 (08:18) | Blu-ray, by Sean Axmaker, Film Reviews | By: Sean Axmaker

Taxi Driver (Sony) Martin Scorsese’ incendiary masterpiece of alienation and anger and urban anxiety may be the most maverick vision in all of seventies American cinema. It is certainly one of the most courageous and passionate portraits of the American underbelly ever put on film, a movie bathed in blood as much as in light, […]