The Metrograph Offers Retrospective on Paul Schrader Ahead Of DOG EAT DOG

When you think of the titans of Hollywood over the past four decades, it’s impossible to ignore writer and director Paul Schrader. He’s written or directed some of the most iconic and revered movies coming out of the “New Hollywood” generation, which include his partnership with Martin Scorcese on Taxi Driver, The Last Temptation of Christ and the underappreciated Bringing out The DeadWith his latest work, Dog Eat Dog coming out in New York and Los Angeles on November 4th, New York City’s Metrograph Theater is running their own retrospective on Schrader’s body of work from October 29th through November 1st. A half dozen films including Affliction and Patty Hearst will be featured. Full details, times and tickets can be found at the Metrograph’s website (link)

Schrader’s latest film partners Nic Cage with Willem Dafoe in a searing crime drama where a mob ordered baby abduction goes awry. You can check out the trailer below and see the film yourself either in theaters in NYC or LA or on VOD services when it hits on November 11th. The trailer shows off a comic bent, witch Cage being, Nic Cage and Dafoe chewing up scenery.

 

Mike Snoonian

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since 2009 Mike has written about independent horror, science fiction, cult and thrillers through his own blog All Things Horror along with various other spots on the web. Film Thrills marks his attempt to take things up a notch, expand his viewing and writing horizons and to entertain and engage his audience while doing so.

When Mike’s not writing or watching movies, you can find him reading to his little girl, or doing science experiments with her, or trying to convince her that the term “chicken butt” comes from people putting chicken nuggets down their underwear. at age five, she’s too smart to believe most of what he says.

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