Tag Archives: Brian De Palma

Raising Cain (1991)

DIRECTOR’S CUT A fascinating re-assembly that restores De Palma’s original structure before he got cold feet and made it more linear to avoid confusion amongst audiences. I rewatched the theatrical version just before this and, for anyone savvy to De … Continue reading

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De Palma (2016)

“Holy Mackerel!” – Brian De Palma every two minutes in┬áDe Palma. Stylistically, this documentary is not as interesting or daring as its subject deserves (De Palma just sits in a room talking to a static camera?) but as a personal … Continue reading

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A De Palma Double: Femme Fatale & Passion

If you’re going to pair up two Brian De Palma erotic thrillers nine times out of ten you’d go for Dressed to Kill and Body Double. Upon recently revisiting De Palma’s canon for the umpteenth time, however, I found a … Continue reading

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The Prom – Carrie (1976)

Whenever I try and put into words why I love Brian De Palma, I always seem to struggle. Much of De Palma’s appeal lies in his visual command. His ability to convey emotion and suspense with camerawork and editing is … Continue reading

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