This title also made the list purely because I saw it on a bunch of other lists while making my own. All I knew about Taxi Driver before watching it was that Robert De Niro was much younger than I am used to seeing him. Little did I know, a young De Niro can really pull off the Tyler Durden style of insanity well. There were a few points in the movie that I felt were kind of slow, but once the sleep deprivation starts taking its toll on Travis, it kind of makes sense to have the long lulls where its mostly just lights on busy streets mixed with a classical soundtrack. I can’t say that I am as pleasantly surprised with Taxi Driver as I was with 2001: A Space Odyssey, but I definitely wasn’t let down at all with this movie.
TrashCan Rating: 4/5