Taxi Driver to get blu-ray releaseIt has been officially announced by Sony Home Pictures Entertainment that Taxi Driver will get its debut on sparkling blu-ray this coming April 5.

The Martin Scorcese directed film that stars a young Robert DeNiro as a mentally unstable war veteran seeking the attention of a young female, has received a 4k digital restoration from the original negative from Grover Crisp, senior VP for restoration and mastering of Sony Pictures.

After a screening at the Berlin Film Festival later this week, the film will be readied for its 35th anniversary Edition release on blu-ray.

Special features are to include:

  • Commentaries:
    • Director Martin Scorsese and writer Paul Schrader (recorded in 1986 by The Criterion Collection)
    • Paul Schrader
    • Professor Robert Kolker
  • Interactive Script to Screen
  • Martin Scorsese on Taxi Driver
  • God's Lonely Man
  • Producing Taxi Driver
  • Influence and Appreciation: A Martin Scorsese Tribute
  • Taxi Driver Stories
  • Making Taxi Driver
  • Travis' New York
  • Travis' New York Locations
  • Storyboard to Film Comparisons with Martin Scorsese
  • Animated Photo Galleries
  • movieIQ