The glorious world of stagnation: A look at the Martin Scorsese and Paul Schrader film, "Taxi Driver"

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October 23, 2016

 

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He is a victim of the world that he hates, because it is the only world he knows. This is viewed best in the scene where Travis takes Betsy to the "movies". When Travis was in the cafe with Betsy earlier in the film, it would be hard to say that there was really anything to odd about it. But later on in the film, on Travis and Betsy's second date, things become clear that Travis has a different understanding of what is socially acceptable...
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But later on in the film, on Travis and Betsy's second date, things become clear that Travis has a different understanding of what is socially acceptable. Travis can't seem to understand why Betsy doesn't want to go see the pornographic movie that he has taken her to. He thinks that this is a place where couples go, and seems to think that it's a decent place to go on a date...
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