Posts tagged "taxi driver"

Michel Gondry Makes His Own “Taxi Driver”

A few years ago, I was at a party with some friends that Michel Gondry also happened to attend (okay, he was the honored guest). We started talking, and before I knew it, he was taking a bunch of photos with my friends and me. I guess he took a particular liking to me --…
By: Julie Gerstein / December 19, 2011

Chloe Moretz In “Taxi Driver”-Styled Spread

In the 1976 film "Taxi Driver," Jodie Foster plays Iris, a teenage prostitute with whom Robert DeNiro's Travis Bickle forms a bond. The film--and Foster--received criticism for having such a young girl play the role: Foster was just 13 at the time. Still, apparently fashion mag Harper's Bazaar finds "Taxi Driver"'s central relationship not creepy,…
By: Julie Gerstein / October 13, 2011

I Wanna Dress Like: Jodie Foster In “Taxi Driver”

Most women don't want to dress like a 14-year-old prostitute from the '70s, but Jodie Foster's look as Iris Steensma in "Taxi Driver" is rather tame and stylish by today's standards. We'd never condone crop tops, but we love her high-waist short shorts, platform sandals, and big floppy hat. These three outfits totally…
By: Annika Harris / March 27, 2009

Real Chick Lit: Confessions Of A Female Cabbie

Melissa Plaut, author of Hack: How I Stopped Worrying About What To Do With My Life and Started Driving a Yellow Cab talks about passengers’ pick-up lines, fare beaters, and sex in the backseat. How’d you start driving a cab, anyway? I was about to turn 29 and had been laid off from my corporate…
By: Lucile Scott / April 10, 2008