February 11th, 2015
– While I appreciate fun, light-hearted romping in my entertainment as much as the next guy, there are some subjects which simply must be rendered in a dark, morose way in order to capture their true essence.
I’m not interested, for example, in a re-imagining of Taxi Driver
in which Travis Bickle is a gregarious, chatty, fun-loving guy who doesn’t murder a bunch of people. I like my taxi drivers bathed in blood and ever-hungry for vengeance, thank you very much.
This is why I’m