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Taxi to the Dark Side
Alex Gibney's new documentary focuses on the patterns of abuse committed by American armed forces against enemy combatants in Iraq and elsewhere. Instead of bad apples, he finds bad orders.
"...Afghanistan soon after 9/11. As Gibney methodically shows in Taxi to the Dark Side, the truth is much, much..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Queen Latifah and Jimmy Fallon comedy stalls at the starting gate.
"...very ill indeed for fans of the classic comic. Taxi’s only saving grace is its automotive mayhem, of which..."

Oct. 15, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Taxi Blues
"...the moral struggles of the, no doubt, influential film Taxi Driver). Lyosha finally slips away with a touring jazz..."

June 7, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

UPDATE: TCRP Sues APD for Taxi Policy
Suit says police force drivers to transport dangerous drunks
"...Austin Police Department, and several officers, on behalf of taxi driver Akbar Amin-Akbari, charging that in 2011 the driver..."

June 10, 2013 News Post by Michael King

Taxi Report Hits Rocky Terrain
With transportation, it's hard to find the middle of the road
"...easy on himself. "I'm pretty much biased toward the taxi industry," he said before he landed in (mostly) enemy..."

Sept. 23, 2011 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Taxi Lotto No Go?
Urban Transportation Commission searching for new system for approving taxi franchises
"...way, was that the current system of approving new taxi franchises – a lottery – is bogus. She's not..."

July 21, 2006 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

City Council Condemns Taxi Drivers to Lousy Deal
"...a two-year renewal and steered the way to give taxi franchises to Yellow Cab and Austin Cab for the..."

April 29, 2010 Postmarks

Council Considers Taxi Franchises
CM Kitchen gives cab co-op idea a boost
"...Two hours of testimony concerning taxicabs and their respective franchises concluded last Wednesday, April 29,..."

May 8, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Taxi Talk
Belabored creation of new taxi franchise continues this week as matter comes before council for possible first approval
"...The belabored creation of a new taxi franchise continues this week, as the matter comes before..."

April 6, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Taxi Drivers
Cabbies crowd City Council chambers.
"...permits to a new franchise, most from now-departed Roy's Taxi, and the other selecting which franchise will get them...."

April 5, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Taxi Fracas Finalizes
Lone Star Cab Co. prevails on third and final reading at City Council, awarded city's newest taxi franchise despite competitor's best efforts to bring it down
"...City Council last week, being awarded the city's newest taxi franchise, despite its competitor's best efforts to bring it..."

May 25, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

City Council Is to Blame for Failed Taxi Pay System

June 21, 2010 Postmarks

Taxi Drivers Redux – We've Got a Winner
Lone Star Cab Company is your new taxi company
"...Who would have thought awarding the taxi franchise would've been such a nail-biter? It appeared Capital..."

April 5, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Sharecropping on Wheels
While the city juggles taxicab franchises, drivers demand 'a fair shake'
"...At first glance, few things seem simpler than a taxi ride: call or hail a cab, hop in, declare..."

June 11, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Reviving Austin's Cab Industry
ATX Co-op Taxi splits the difference between traditional taxis and ridesharing
"...It was certainly a good night for the taxi industry, though. The city's four franchises don't rely on..."

April 28, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Fare Fight
The pending sale of Roy's Taxi company raises a host of Austin memories
" her van, one of 155 cabs in Roy's Taxi's sea-foam green fleet, is on the fritz, and the..."

June 9, 2006 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Changing Lanes
Taxi industry braces for big changes
"...Joseph Beers has been driving a taxicab for nearly 20 years. During that time, he's built..."

May 20, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Fairness and Fares
Cabbie's death raises questions about Austin's taxi system
"...the unexpected death of one of their own, the Taxi Drivers Association of Austin (TDAA) is hoping that Austin..."

Aug. 16, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Propositions for a Taxicab Petition
Yellow Cab contests proposed co-op by exposing "silent majority"
"...Tensions between the taxicab franchises and its drivers’ local union are on the..."

May 13, 2015 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Man on the Moon
"...manager George Shapiro (DeVito), lands a supporting spot on Taxi, and becomes a superstar phenomenon. He's already on top,..."

Dec. 24, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Bringing Out the Dead
"...inescapable similarities to the director's other New York-by-night opus, Taxi Driver. Both films revolve around hair-trigger loners who prowl..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Wild Wheels, Over the Hedge
"...of an elderly man's insomnia -- to the “Ultimate Taxi,” which is a bona fide, operating taxi in Aspen,..."

Feb. 19, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

Being Flynn
Robert De Niro and Paul Dano play the troubled Flynn father and son.
"...Playing another deranged taxi driver in Being Flynn, his latest film, it’s as..."

March 23, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Daily Hustle: 4/23/10
Taxi crash at council
"...At first glance, the taxi business model – pick someone up, charge them a..."

April 23, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Zero Days
Chilling cyber warfare doc explores the Stuxnet virus
"...meticulous documentarian behind the Oscar-winning, Bush/Cheney “extraordinary rendition” exposé Taxi to the Dark Side and last year’s cult creep-out..."

July 22, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

When Edward Snowden was in that hotel room in Hong Kong sharing his initial intel about NSA surveillance, Laura Poitras' was there with a camera to film his disclosures.
"...most disturbing – political documentary since Alex Gibney’s Oscar-winning Taxi to the Dark Side...."

Nov. 7, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Casino Jack and the United States of Money
Muckraking documentarian Alex Gibney here directs his camera toward the influence-peddling scandals that erupted around Jack Abramoff.
"...sheet. Gibney, an Oscar winner for his 2007 film Taxi to the Dark Side, landed some very big interviews..."

May 21, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Transporter 3
Jason Statham returns for the third venture in this action series, which is surprisingly better than you might expect.
"...pen testosterone-fueled action comedies (such as the endearingly daft Taxi series, which is essentially the Transporter with, you know,..."

Nov. 28, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Fantastic Four
All four aren't fantastic, but at least two are pretty good in this latest Hollywood take on a classic from Marvel Comics.
"...Story (last seen helming the disastrous Jimmy Fallon travesty Taxi), this is the origin story of brainiac sci-fi guy..."

July 8, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Day After Tomorrow
A new Ice Age cometh
"...and washes the scum off the street, finally vindicating Taxi Driver’s Travis Bickle. Does The Day After Tomorrow merit..."

May 28, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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