Although Showtime is pulling from his groundbreaking 1980 drama for its upcoming series, Paul Schrader has no interest in tuning into the network’s upcoming “American Gigolo” adaptation. The writer-director clarified his lack of involvement in the production through one of his famed Facebook posts on Saturday morning.
Clips Round-Up: Joey Lauren Adams In Tankhouse, Paul Schrader-Penned There Are No Saints & More [Exclusive]
First up, Vertical Entertainment has provided /Film with an exclusive clip from the comedy "Tankhouse," which is now in theaters. Written and directed by Noah Tomaschoff, the film stars comedy legends Christopher Lloyd and Richard Kind alongside Tara Holt and Stephen Friedrich. Our clip features Holt and Friedrich with Andy Buckley and the great Joey Lauren Adams.
Click here to read the full article. The Venice Film Festival will honor U.S. director and screenwriter Paul Schrader, a key figure of New Hollywood cinema, with its 2022 Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement. Schrader wrote Martin Scorsese’s “Taxi Driver” and “The Last Temptation of Christ” and co-wrote “Raging Bull.” He has directed dozens of films, including “American Gigolo,” “Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters,” “The Comfort of Strangers” and “First Reformed.” The director was in Venice last year with “The Card Counter,” starring Oscar Isaac and Tiffany Haddish, which has been a critical and box office success. In accepting the honor...
Click here to read the full article. Filmmaker Paul Schrader has been set to receive the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at this year’s Venice Film Festival. The Raging Bull and Taxi Driver screenwriter will be presented with the honor during the 79th edition of the event which runs August 31- September 10 on the Lido. In accepting the award, Schrader said, “I am deeply honored. Venice is the Lion of my heart.” Schrader was last in Venice in 2021, with crime drama The Card Counter which he also directed and which starred Oscar Isaac and Tiffany Haddish. Prior to that, his...
The Venice Film Festival will this year honour the US filmmaker Paul Schrader, behind hits like "Taxi Driver," "American Gigolo" and "Raging Bull," for lifetime achievement, organisers said on Wednesday. As a screenwriter, he has worked with the giants of the industry including Martin Scorsese ("Raging Bull," "Taxi Driver," "Last Temptation of Christ"); Sydney Pollack ("Yakuza"); and Brian de Palma ("Obsession").