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Wednesday, August 31 2011

100 Essential Directors - Brian De Palma

100 Essential Directors celebrates directors of distinct vision, who have honed their respective crafts, who have brought something new and exciting to the medium, and who continue to push the boundaries of the form.


Sunday, August 7 2011

The 100 Essential Directors Part 3: George Cukor - John Ford

Spiritual possession, screwball comedy, German kinks, and the quintessential American Western genre are among the disparate characters we shine a light on today as PopMatters counts down the 100 Essential Film Directors. Today we look at George Cukor through John Ford. Who falls in the middle might surprise you...


Thursday, November 29 2007

Brian De Palma sets his sights on Iraq with ‘Redacted’


Friday, November 16 2007

Redacted

As ham-fisted and angry and awkward as it often is, Redacted has something more on its mind than telling another bad-day-in-country story. It doubts the very possibility of telling truth in a war zone.


Wednesday, September 12 2007

De Palma takes a Vietnam lesson and applies it to a new war


Sunday, October 29 2006

Murder à la Mod / The Moving Finger (1986)

While not perfect by any means, Murder A La Mod should be essential viewing for fans of Brian De Palma's work.


Friday, September 15 2006

The Black Dahlia (2006)

Why the detectives are obsessed with the murder is never clear, though it may have to do with the vacuum of a movie swirling around them: they've got nothing else to do.


Wednesday, December 22 2004

Hi, Mom (1970)

It is slightly odd to see Robert DeNiro so young and handsome, giving a performance so deftly naturalistic.


Monday, November 1 2004

The Untouchables: Special Collector’s Edition (1987)

It's a story of a (nearly lone) lawman standing up against the bad guys, replete with a High Noon type showdown.


Thursday, November 7 2002

Femme Fatale (2002)

Rebecca Romijn-Stamos' central function is looking great and so, confounding various men around her.


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