Essays Tagged: "Travis Bickle"

Taxi Driver

me, is two elements: women an criminals (gangsters). In the beginning of the film, the protagonist, Travis Bickle falls in love with a woman who works for Palantine as a volunteer. After going out wit ... as a volunteer. After going out with each other for a couple of times, the woman decides not to see Travis again. Travis says that she's just like the others, meaning just like all the other women. In ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.5 Jan/1994

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Martin Scorcese's Taxi Driver starring Robert Dinero.

ly one of the darkest but best movies of all time. The movie follows the path of Deniro's character Travis Bickle on his life as a lonely insomniac who is basically isolated from society as whole. He ... tionship by taking her to a porno film for which she doesn't forgive him. From that point on begins Travis' spiral into depression and loneliness he ends up buying a gun and plans to kill Senator Pala ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Black Elements in Taxi Driver

bars, cars, coffee shops, theaters, stores, sidewalks. There is no escape. I am god's lonely man."(Travis Bickle, "Taxi Driver") These sad words keep echoing in my mind every time I finish watching t ... of violent crimes, such as war veterans and murders"(An Introduction of Film Noir). In Taxi Driver, Travis, the cab driver, is just such a cynical, obsessive (sexual or otherwise) and even dangerous l ...

(6 pages) 55 1 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Black Elements of the film Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver tells the story of a post-Vietnam veteran Travis Bickle, a loner suffering from insomnia, was driving in the mean streets of New York City, an ... #8544;:Taxi was driving through the mist against the black background. Then the mist expanded. From Travis Bickle's eyes, we can feel that the streets full of the neon-lit were like a hell, strange an ... he flashing neon lights are to show the black elements at the beginning of this film.Camera Ⅱ:Travis Bickle liked a beautiful girl Betsy. After his persistence in inviting her to see a movie, sh ...

(3 pages) 39 0 4.2 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Mark Of Cain

harsh military precision impressed me and made me think of another alienated war veteran from film; Travis Bickle - "God's Lonely Man" - in Scorsese's Taxi Driver. Like Unruh, De Niro's Vietnam vet al ...

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Martin Scorsese Taxi Driver

ted in a fresh way through an old style. Robert DeNiro masterfully plays Vietnam vet and cab driver Travis Bickle, his performance stands out among a stellar cast including Harvey Keitel and Jodie Fos ... ellar cast including Harvey Keitel and Jodie Foster, personalising the ever deepening alienation of Travis, but it is clearly Scorsese's direction that drives the film. It is the work of a man happy w ...

(6 pages) 30 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers