Paul Schrader

First Reformed – first look review

By Elena Lazic

Paul Schrader returns to the fray with a mediative masterwork powered by a stunning central turn from Ethan Hawke.

The films of Martin Scorsese – ranked

By Little White Lies

A comprehensive guide to the directing credits of this great American auteur, from Mean Streets to Hugo, Taxi Driver to Silence.

Paul Schrader: ‘In the ’70s it wasn’t that the films were better, it was the audiences’

By Matt Thrift

The veteran Hollywood maverick talks Dog Eat Dog, Scorsese and the challenges of modern moviemaking.

How American Gigolo flipped Hollywood sexism on its head

By Elena Lazic

Paul Schrader’s 1980 film unashamedly objectifies Richard Gere’s narcissistic lead.

The tragic life and death of Yukio Mishima

By Tom Graham

How Paul Schrader reinterpreted the fascinating story of the revered Japanese author.

Dog Eat Dog – first look review

By David Jenkins

Paul Schrader is having a party and you’re all invited with this utterly berserko Nic Cage crime caper.

Alejandro Jodorowsky has a new film at Cannes

By Adam Chapman

The veteran filmmaker’s Kickstarter-funded Endless Poetry will premiere in the Directors’ Fortnight.

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