Oscar Isaac is spartan as the ex-servicemen seeking redemption for past misdeeds. Written and directed by the legendary Paul Schrader, it’s a film less about cards and more about the cost of brutality on the soul.
Trailer: Focus Features: The Card Counter
This, from the magnificent Paul Schrader, looks interesting.
How they write script: Paul Schrader
An interesting insight into Schrader’s process. I like that he knows while he’s writing how far ahead or behind he is. I’ve certainly taken some of that insight for myself.
You know as you’re running past this house, the corner, whether you’re ahead or behind your time.