If you’ve been anywhere near the internet this week, you’ll have seen this fantastic, Disneyfied re-imagining of Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver by filmmaker Bryan Boyce. But posting it again can’t hurt, especially if you have contrived to miss it. Quite frankly, it’s the best thing Robert de Niro’s been in for years, and an excuse to link to our article from last year asking if de Niro has now been crap for longer than he was great, and if so, does it matter? You can read the article HERE.
Click HERE NOW to watch filmmaker Ian Mantgani’s instructive and moving short This Film Was Shot On Digital, a timely piece which examines the impact of the onrushing “tidal wave” of digital technology replacing traditional cinema projection. One of the featured interviewees, Julia Marchese, has set up a petition to maintain studios’ 35mm archives. You can sign it here. I have, and so should you!
P.S. I swear on my life I’m not just posting this because I pop up in the credits, it really is essential viewing, and informative about an issue which many of us may not be really aware of, yet affects anyone who loves cinema.