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Watch Foo Fighters Spoof Carrie In Their Elaborate ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Video

The Foo Fighters have accepted Zac Brown Band’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and decided to go all out. In their video they recreate the climactic scene from Brian De Palma’s Carrie, with frontman Dave Grohl playing the part of the titular character in a lovely dress. It is shot and edited to mirror the film, [...]

'Carrie' musical refuses to die; new production L.A.-bound

2 weeks agoArts : Culture Monster

In the final dream sequence of Brian De Palma's 1976 movie "Carrie," the arm of the undead Carrie White emerges from the grave in a climactic act of vengeance against classmate Sue Snell.

Phantom of the Paradise (1974) (Blu-ray)

3 weeks agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Clark Douglas Quote: "This isn't a movie for everyone -- it might be the least subtle film of De Palma's career, which is really saying something -- but if you can get on its wild wavelength, you'll have a fantastic time...

Collins’ Crypt: Phantom Out Of The Opera

3 weeks agoOdd : Badass Digest

BC on De Palma's PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE and other OPERA overhauls.

New To Home Video: Masks, mirrors, and metal teeth on Blu-ray

Here’s what’s new to DVD, Blu-ray, and VOD this week. Top pick: Classic Phantom Of The Paradise (Shout! Factory) The song stylings of Paul Williams and the camera theatrics of Brian De Palma collide in this catchy cult classic, which...Show More Summary

Google Glass: To Read Or Not To Read Minds, That Is The Question

Pushing the limits of wearable technology will expand the digital horizon of the Internet of Things. And, telekinesis -- long thought to be a myth reserved for horror movies the likes of Bryan De Palma's 1976 classic, Carrie -- might be the next baby step in advancing this innovative technology. Show More Summary

Another ‘Scarface’ Remake Is In the Works As a Collaborative Art Film

One of these days, Universal will finally get around to their latest incarnation of Scarface. That officially planned remake of the 1932 Howard Hawks gangster flick, which was previously redone in 1983 by Brian De Palma, is currently...Show More Summary

Wise World Cup Cameraman Shoves Male Fan Aside for View of Sexy Female (GIF)

2 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

Here’s a piece of World Cup camerawork that Brian De Palma would probably approve of. During a World Cup broadcast on RTE Two, viewers were treated to a first-person POV shot courtesy of a cameraman roaming around in the crowd. And in order to get his requisite shot of a sexy female spectator, the guy […]

Palma de Mallorca

I hadn't been sleeping well and was in a weird mood when I arrived. The flight was on Air Berlin, all Economy. The hotel was lovely—in the way that 70-year-old people from England and Germany appreciate.

The Madness of Queen Jane

The Hotel de las Palmas, in Jane Bowles’s conspicuously strange novel “Two Serious Ladies,” is a gnatty pension where pimps and winos lie about. It is here, in a rundown Panamanian port town called Colon, a place “full of nothing but...Show More Summary

Film - Scarface

Fri 04 Jul Say hello to Al Pacino's little friend in Brian De Palma's chilling, stylish and cocaine-riddled epic about a Cuban gangster who arrives in Miami and...

Palma de Mallorca

I hadn't been sleeping well and was in a weird mood when I arrived. The flight was on Air Berlin,

The Incredible ‘Phantom of the Paradise’ Gets Jam-Packed Blu-ray Release!

Sell your soul for rock ‘n roll! Phantom of the Paradise, the darkly satirical cult favorite from acclaimed writer and director Brian De Palma (Carrie, Dressed To Kill) will make its American Blu-ray debut as a Collector’s Edition 2-Disc set on August 5th from Scream Factory. The new edition of this Academy-Award nominated horror musical […]

Fedorchuk and Delchev share 1st at Llucmajor Open 2014

The third edition of Llucmajor Open was held from 11th to 18th May, 2014 at Club Nautico S’arenal, part of the Balearic Island Palma de Mallorca, Spain.GM Sergey Fedorchuk (UKR) and GM Alexander Delchev (BUL) shared first place withShow More Summary

Book Excerpt: Psycho-Sexual: Male Desire in Hitchcock, De Palma, Scorsese, and Friedkin by David Greven

What follows is an excerpt from David Greven's excellent Psycho-Sexual: Male Desire in Hitchcock, De Palma, Scorsese, and Friedkin by David Greven. In this chapter of Greven's book, which is now available, he examines the way that Brian...Show More Summary

Michael Fassbender Is Unsure As to When ‘Prometheus’ is Happening (But Assures Us it Definitely Still Is!)

4 months agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

There are a few simple rules regarding conversation in my house: No politics No religion No insulting the films of Brian De Palma or David Cronenberg Those who mention Prometheus will be shot It’s not that I despise Prometheus (the first half is actually quite good), it’s just that the very thought of the movie’s squandered potential irks me to no […]

Luxury real estate in Mallorca: increasing sales figures

For decades, the Spanish island of Mallorca has attracted tourists and ex-patriate residents seeking sunshine, hospitality and beautiful surroundings. From the bustling streets and elegant Cathedral of Palma de Mallorca, to the peaceful beaches around Cala Ratjada, the island is incredibly diverse, and has enchanted millions of visitors. Show More Summary

The Men Inside of R2-D2 and C-3PO Actually Hated Each Other

4 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

In 1975, George Lucas was casting for his upcoming sci-fi filmThe Star Wars (name later changed to simply Star Wars. After a joint casting session with Brian De Palma, who was looking to hire actors for his new horror movie Carrie, Lucas was able to cast many of his principal actors. Show More Summary

Train your elePHPants for the PHP Unconf EU – Palma de Majorca! - Ulf Wendel

Majorca! May 2014 – 17./18! Could there be a better place and time on earth for the PHP EU Unconference: sun, fun, plenty of cheap flights, affordable accommodation? The PHP EU Unconference (tickets) is the international version of the national unconference. Show More Summary

12 Great Long Takes in Film

(NSFW: Language, Gore) …aka 12 movies to look up on Netflix. CineFix lists the best scenes shot in a single take, masterminded by the likes of Scorsese, De Palma, Cuaron and Welles. True Detective should win honorable mention.

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