Paul Schrader

Oscar Isaac will star in Paul Schrader’s next movie

By Charles Bramesco

The writer/director is prepping The Card Counter, a tale of gambling and revenge.

Is this the clearest insight into Martin Scorsese’s moral perspective?

By Jake Cole

Released in 1999, Bringing Out the Dead is a clear response to the perceived ambiguity of Taxi Driver.

The 30 best films of 2018

By Little White Lies

Our annual countdown of the movies that made the biggest impression on us this year, from Hereditary to The House That Jack Built.

Why addiction melodramas are set to strike a chord this awards season

By Paul Ridd

Timothée Chalamet and Lucas Hedges are earning plaudits for their tender portrayals of troubled young men.

First Reformed

By Hannah Woodhead

A preacher struggles with a crisis of faith in Paul Schrader's mind-bending spiritual drama.

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How Hollywood confronted the Vietnam veteran experience

By Lillian Crawford

Forty years ago, director Michael Cimino set a masterful precedent for coming to terms with the trauma of war in The Deer Hunter.

Crises of faith and incredible women: What’s on at Sundance London 2018

By Hannah Woodhead

There’s lots to look forward to at Sundance’s annual London showcase.

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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