Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 36 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. Show More Summary
The "Mission: Impossible" franchise has always been one of the best and boldest series in contemporary cinema. Starting with Brian De Palma's still-classic 1997 film, then viewed simply as a high tech makeover of the beloved television...Show More Summary
The 1st International Open Amic Hotels 2015 is going to take place from 22-29th March, 2015 in at Hotel Amic Horizonto, in the Spanish city of Palma de Mallorca.The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament, valid for FEDA and FIDE ratingShow More Summary
Pepe Serna arrives carrying a big bag. Inside is a treasured bit of movie history: his prop arm from Brian De Palma's 1983 gangster masterpiece "Scarface."
People don’t often acknowledge the fact that Brian De Palma’s Scarface from 1983 was a remake of a 1932 film of the same name, but that’s because De Palma’s version featured Al Pacino snorting a mountain of cocaine, shooting a machine gun at people, and saying “motherfucker” a lot. Show More Summary
The Canon welcomes its first guests, Jeremy Smith of Ain't It Cool to talk Brian De Palma!
"I like to watch."
Flipping around cable, I land on 1993's Carlito's Way and check in for a few scenes of a lurid, pulpy, and very Brian De Palma movie that's arguably like Scarface with an interior life. And as Al Pacino struts and chews his way through...Show More Summary
This week, the folks over at CineFix released an NES-styled rendition of Brian De Palma's 1983 gangster flick, Scarface. The movie's most iconic scenes have been carefully recreated using the 8-bit aesthetic that Mario taught us to love. But pixilating a drug lord doesn't make him any less violent. Click To Continue Reading
Ever wondered what Brian De Palma’s 1983 classic Scarface would look like in an arcade machine? Well wonder no longer, as the intrepid graphics maestros over at CineFix have recreated the film’s highlights in 8-bit – complete with… The post Watch ‘Scarface’ Recreated in 8-Bit appeared first on Highsnobiety.
There’s only one Carrie, and that’s Brian De Palma’s 1976 classic starring Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, and Amy Irving. And while I enjoy Chloë Grace Moretz, I don’t really recognize the 2013 re-remake as anything but a studio cash-grab. I get it, and that’s totally cool, but to obsess over the film like it’s some […]
Late by a couple of years I finally caught up with the Kimberly Pierce version of “Carrie” (2013) on home video. This is the remake to Brian De Palma’s 1976 masterpiece, one of my most memorable cinematic experiences and one on which I wrote for Roger in 2012 (amazingly, a TV Movie and a sequel were also made in the meantime). Show More Summary
"Sombras" by Christian Boltanski, who was born in Paris in 1944, is the first exhibition project in the series of installations based on light and sound at La Lonja in the heart of the historic centre of Palma de Mallorca. Built as a...Show More Summary
From “How Star Wars Conquered the Universe,” the new history of the sci-fi franchise, by Chris Taylor, I learned many incredible facts. Among them: Brian De Palma, the director of “Carrie,” helped to write the opening crawl (“Rebel spaceships, striking from a hidden base, have won their first victory against the evil Galactic Empire”). Show More Summary
Torneo Internacional Centro Goya Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 2014 – Memorial Rafael Fuentes Gonzalez was held on 1-8th December at the Club de Ajedrez de la Fundación La Caja de Canarias in Las Palmas, Spain.The 9-round Swiss open, organized...Show More Summary
Torneo Internacional Centro Goya Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 2014 – Memorial Rafael Fuentes Gonzalez is taking place from 1-8th December at the Club de Ajedrez de la Fundación La Caja de Canarias in Las Palmas, Spain.The 9-round Swiss...Show More Summary
For a certain group of rock musical fans, few films are MORE loved than Brian De Palma's "Phantom of the Paradise." How could anyone not love a film this daring, this odd, and this memorable? For the 12th edition of his phenomenal video...Show More Summary
It's a well-known fact among Star Wars fans that the opening crawl of the original 1977 film was actually co-written by George Lucas and famed director Brian De Palma, but have you ever found yourself wondering what the text said before...Show More Summary
Heavily inspired by Alfred Hitchcock's influence on Brian De Palma, Nacho Vigalondo’s “Open Windows” goes from crazy to Crazy to CRAZY, but maintains enough energy and cultural currency to keep the entertainment value high. It’s one of those admittedly silly films that moves so quickly that one rarely has time to question its logic. Show More Summary
Al Pacino and 'Scarface' director Brian De Palma reunite for 'Retribution', centering on a hitman trying to stop a child pornography ring. [...]