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Scouting (a Lost) New York: ‘Taxi Driver’

Times Square through Travis Bickle's Rearview Mirror, 1976; Times Square Today

A while back, we went back in time — to the New York City of Travis Bickle, the deranged veteran in ‘Taxi Driver’. We we’re saddened (but not surprised) to see how little of Bickle’s New York still existed, so we certainly were excited to see the latest post over at Scouting New York, one of our favorite film blogs. ... Read More »

Tribeca in Doha

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The Tribeca Film Festival — Robert De Niro’s New York-centric celebration of film — is headed to the Middle East, to Doha, the capital city of Qatar. The festival will kick-off its inagural season with a screening of ‘Amelia,’ director Mira Nair’s biopic of the pilot Amelia Earhart, starring Hilary Swank.   Helmed by Al Jazeera entertainment reporter Amanda Palmer, ... Read More »

Time Travel: Travis Bickle’s New York

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The New York of ‘Taxi Driver’ may be long gone, but with a little imagination and a good tour guide (ahem…), you can still find Travis Bickle’s city right here in New York. So let’s hail a cab and check out the movie’s Manhattan haunts and some of our favorite spots to recreate New York’s grittier days… Read More »

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