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The Summer of De Palma: Looking Back at a Master Filmmaker's Career
26 Jul 2016 // 8:30 PM
Following the release of Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow's document on the eponymous director, the legacy of Brian de Palma's extensive and controversial filmography is given renewed attention.
Essential Film Performances - 2012 Edition Part Six
24 Jun 2012 // 5:10 PM
PopMatters follows up our hugely popular 100 Essential Female and Male Performances feature and 2010 update with 50 additions to the essentials list. Part six features Piper Laurie, Ewan MacGregor and more...
40 Nights at the Movies (in the Comfort of Your Home): The Franchise
26 Nov 2015 // 4:59 AM
Back by popular demand! Recommendations from "40 Nights at the Movies" will keep you, your dog and your elephant glued to the couch for months.
Brian de Palma's 'Dressed to Kill' Is Still Sexy, Still Shocking, Still Classic
14 Oct 2015 // 2:00 AM
Dressed to Kill doesn't address itself to every viewer, but for those who love horror and the tradition of suspense that de Palma so expertly participates in, it will always deliver.
15 Nov 2007 // 9:47 PM
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.
12 Criterion Capsules: Good Cinematic Medicine
28 Oct 2015 // 8:37 AM
As Criterion continues to unleash its Blu-rays of eclectic film classics at a mad pace, we continue trying to keep up with so many riches.
My First Midnight Movie: 'Phantom of the Paradise'
11 Aug 2014 // 3:00 AM
On a regular basis, yours truly will discuss many of the movie "firsts" that have occurred in his life over the last half century. Let's start with Brian De Palma's Phantom of the Paradise.
Director Opens Up About His Obsessions in Documentary 'De Palma'
20 Jun 2016 // 5:00 AM
The weirdly touching documentary De Palma is catnip for cinephiles, at least those who haven’t written off its subject, filmmaker and eternal provocateur Brian De Palma.
Brian De Palma sets his sights on Iraq with 'Redacted'
28 Nov 2007 // 9:40 PM
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 a