Taxi Driver – 1976 Scorsese

March 2017-- viewing #? maybe 8 It blows you back with Bernard Herrmann’s score. It’s one of, if not his overall best musical score which makes it one of the best 20-25 scores of all-time automatically Such detail in the mise-en-scene here with the steam pouring from the sewers The film’s roots and influences both prior to taxi driver and since are so rich—just a few are bresson (certainly the existential crisis and man along is similar to pickpocket (Schrader loved bresson and pickpocket and in his book he cites it as a definite influence). The film has a