|Barfly 1987 R, 100 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Romance
Director: Barbet Schroeder
Cast: Mickey Rourke, Faye Dunaway, Alice Krige, J.C. Quinn, Frank Stallone, Jack Nance, Joe Unger, Sandy Martin, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Fritz Feld, Roberta Bassin, Gloria LeRoy, Harry Cohn, Gary Cervantes, Rik Colitti
This is the story of alcoholic writer Henry Chinasky (Mickey Rourke) who hangs around in a neighborhood bar where barfly Willa (Faye Dunaway) works. Willa also drinks too much and is thought to be more than a little bit crazy. Henry and Faye set off on a weird relationship involving irrational behavior, and Henry moves in with her. Later, book publisher Tully Sorenson (Alice Krige) becomes interested in Henry and wants to publish his writings. As she tries to help Henry out of his drinking problems, they end up in bed together. A cat fight at the bar between Wanda and Fay ends with Henry toasting the patrons with a drink. Written by Charles Bukowski and based on his own experiences.
|Taxi Driver 1976 R, 113 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Martin Scorsese
Cast: Robert De Niro, Cybill Shepherd, Jodie Foster, Harvey Keitel, Peter Boyle, Albert Brooks, Martin Scorsese, Victor Argo, Joe Spinell, Diahnne Abbott, Leonard Harris, Frank Adu, Gino Ardito, Garth Avery, Harry Cohn
"You talkin' to me?" Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro) is a lonely, psychotic New York City taxi driver who, when turned down by Betsy (Cybill Shepherd), plots to assassinate the President of the United States. Unsuccessful at that, he turns his aggression against a pimp (Harvey Keitel) for 12-year-old Iris (Jody Foster). Academy Award nominations include Best Picture, Actor (De Niro), and Supporting Actress (Foster).
|1. Barfly (1987)|
2. Taxi Driver (1976)
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