Earth without art is just eh
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My interpretation of Taxi Driver is that Travis Bickle is a representation of America, or traditional American socialization.
- Democracy: Travis is a blank slate when it comes to traditionally interesting things that might make up a character. He states that he doesn't follow movies or music, unlike the other characters who find interest in such hobbies. His job as a taxi driver leads him to meet most of the characters in the movie, and he gains their interests and…
The definitive optimist movie. A lot of these kinds of movies that set out to make an audience happy blindly disregard real world struggles and unbalance that plague so many people, simply serving as cinematic sedative. C’mon C’mon directly acknowledges the problems of the world, the film reminds you of them over and over again, but moves you to want to fight through them with love and compassion in such a beautiful reflection on life.
I always gravitate towards films…