Paul Schrader

Why I love The Canyons

By Aryan Tauqeer Khawaja

Paul Schrader and Brett Easton Ellis's much-derided 2013 collaboration starring Lindsay Lohan is a sharper take on performance than it first appears.

Master Gardener – first-look review

By Hannah Strong

Joel Edgerton plays a horticulturist with a troubled past in Paul Schrader's beautiful but underwhelming drama.

A cavalcade of big names have been tipped for a stuffed Venice Film Festival

By Charles Bramesco

Luca Guadagnino, Andrew Dominik, Olivia Wilde, and many others are rumored to be locks for the Lido.

Braxton Pope: ‘You’re never caught off guard with Paul’

By Sam Moore

The producer of The Canyons and The Card Counter reflects on his experience working with one of Hollywood’s most outspoken auteurs.

The Card Counter

By David Jenkins

Paul Schrader continues his God’s Lonely Man project with Oscar Isaac in-tow as a tormented professional poker player.

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Robert Levon Been on scoring The Card Counter

By Paul Weedon

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s co-founder reflects on going head-to-head with director Paul Schrader.

The Card Counter – first-look review

By David Jenkins

It’s Taxi Driver with poker chips in Paul Schrader’s phenomenally entertaining existential thriller.

Oscar Isaac beats the odds in the first trailer for The Card Counter

By Charles Bramesco

He’s a card shark, vengeance-seeker, and possible war criminal in Paul Schrader’s new crime drama.

Jane Campion, Paul Schrader head up Venice Film Festival 2021 line-up

By David Jenkins

They’ll be joined by big names and exciting new talent, including Pedro Almodóvar, Ana Lily Amirpour and Pablo Larraín.

15 films we’d like to see at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival

By Charles Bramesco

With Wes Anderson, Leos Carax and Paul Verhoeven locked in, we’re ready to keep the rumour mill turning.

Martin Scorsese and Paul Schrader are making a series about Christianity

By Charles Bramesco

The “three-year” series will dramatise the little-adapted ‘Apocrypha’, the excised sections of the Bible.

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 Strong

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.

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