Articles tagged brian de palma

31 Aug 2011 // 6:30 AM

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.

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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...

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29 Nov 2007 // 4:40 AM

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

With “Scarface” and “Body Double” on his resume, director Brian De Palma is hardly a stranger to violence and controversy. But he’s never made

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16 Nov 2007 // 4:47 AM

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.

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12 Sep 2007 // 5:12 AM

TORONTO - Director Brian De Palma will never forget Sept. 11 as long as he lives. It’s his birthday. In 2001, he was at the Toronto

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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.

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15 Sep 2006 // 4:54 AM

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.

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22 Dec 2004 // 1:00 AM

Hi, Mom (1970)

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

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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.

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7 Nov 2002 // 1:00 AM

Femme Fatale (2002)

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

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Mission to Mars (2000)

The following review contains spoilers. Manifest Density From the Louisiana Purchase to the Mexican-American war, the history of the United States is punctuated often by

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Mission to Mars (2000)

Kurt Neumann’s 1950 Rocketship X-M may be the progenitor of space exploration films, at least if you believe the claims its video box makes for

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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