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The generation gap between De Niro and Hathaway's characters provides most of the laughs.

No discounting what star power mixed with laughs can do

Sep 25, 2015 5:50 AM

ABOUT four decades ago, Robert De Niro played a mentally unstable New York cabbie who stood in front of a mirror and went: "You talking to me?" That scene from Taxi Driver (1976) is a pivotal one in his career and earned him numerous Best Actor nominations and awards.

Fast forward to 2015