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Seven By Schrader

by John Levy
This is essentially a list of “some” favorites that I feel go a bit unrecognized these days. There are more obvious works of his writing especially, that are embedded in our minds forever like, Raging Bull, Taxi Driver, and Last Temptation of Christ. I think these works of Schrader’s are as equally powerful in their writing and/or directing. Special love to Blue Collar (1978) 1. Mishima: A Life In Four Chapters (1985, Written and Directed by Paul Schrader) 2. Light Sleeper (1992, Written and Directed by Paul Schrader) 3. The Yakuza (1974, Written by Paul Scharder) 4. The Walker (2007, Written and Directed by Paul Schrader) 5. The Comfort Of… Read more


This is essentially a list of “some” favorites that I feel go a bit unrecognized these days. There are more obvious works of his writing especially, that are embedded in our minds forever like, Raging Bull, Taxi Driver, and Last Temptation of Christ. I think these works of Schrader’s are as equally powerful in their writing and/or directing.

Special love to Blue Collar (1978)

1. Mishima: A Life In Four Chapters (1985, Written and Directed by Paul Schrader)

2. Light Sleeper (1992, Written and Directed by Paul Schrader)

3. The Yakuza (1974, Written by Paul Scharder)

4. The Walker (2007, Written and Directed by Paul Schrader)

5. The Comfort Of Strangers (1990, Directed by Paul Schrader)

6. Rolling Thunder (1977, Written by Paul Scharder)

7. Hardcore (1979, Written and Directed by Paul Scharder)

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