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  • DVD FOCUS 'The Fury' 1978 I recommended Brian De Palma's crazed and mesmerizing thriller when the first "X-Men" came out 11 years ago, but it's worth noting again for its close resemblance to the "X-Men" premise.

    Surprise: A Newly Exhilarating 'X-Men'

  • And Stephen King's own work helps to illustrate the fallacy of the "just anything" argument as well: Film adaptations of King's fiction such as Brian De Palma's Carrie and David Cronenberg's The Dead Zone are infinitely superior to the novels on which they're based, which in my opinion don't rise above the level of poorly written, sub-gothic trash.

    Genre Fiction

  • Uday's a handful, living out some Baathist-inflected fantasia on De Palma's Scarface, shooting off guns indoors, plucking schoolgirls off the streets and raping them, exercising Caligulan droit du seigneur over a war hero's new bride, prompting her suicide, and mutilating and disembowelling his own dad's food-taster at a banquet to honour Mrs Hosni Mubarak par-TAY!

    The Devil's Double and more movies on the megalomaniacal

  • For the past fifteen years Dellsperger's series has offered us strange and powerful remakes of movies like Hitchcock's Psycho , Georges Lucas' Return of the Jedi, Gus Van Sant's My Own Private Idaho or de Palma's Blow out.

    Anne Couillaud: Remaking Kubrick and Fassbinder: Artist Brice Dellsperger Reveals New Opus of His 28 Parts Oeuvre

  • For the past fifteen years Dellsperger's series has offered us strange and powerful remakes of movies like Hitchcock's Psycho , Georges Lucas'Return of the Jedi, Gus Van Sant's My Own Private Idaho or de Palma's Blow out.

    Anne Couillaud: Remaking Kubrick and Fassbinder: Artist Brice Dellsperger Reveals New Opus of His 28 Parts Oeuvre

  • He was nominated for an Oscar for both "Taxi Driver" and "Obsession"—Mr. De Palma's "Vertigo"-like film—but he didn't win.

    'Psycho' Maestro at 100

  • More minor works, such as a copy of Michelangelo's Leda and the Swan, and Palma's Venus and Mars, both given in 1838, were hung in the director's smoke-filled office.

    Bronzino's Medici portraits – review

  • Similarly, themes of voyeurism run through Mr. De Palma's work, challenging movie audiences to ask what it was that they were really doing in those auditoriums.

    When the Silver Screen Went Red

  • "Blow Up" also is referenced in "Femme Fatale," Mr. De Palma's 2002 return to form, with Antonio Banderas as a photographer stalking a jewel thief played by Rebecca Romjin.

    Awakened Identities

  • Everett Collection Sissy Spacek in Brian De Palma's 'Carrie,' before the blood hit the wall.

    Awakened Identities

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