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What Star Wars' Opening Crawl Was Originally Going To Read

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

Open Windows

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 Reunite for 'Retribution'

2 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Al Pacino and 'Scarface' director Brian De Palma reunite for 'Retribution', centering on a hitman trying to stop a child pornography ring. [...]

Are Al Pacino and Brian De Palma going to follow up SCARFACE and CARLITO'S WAY with RETRIBUTION?!

Relativity may pick up the film. Read the full article on AICN AreIn '83, Al Pacino and Brian De Palma made SCARFACE. In '93, they reteamed for CARLITO'S WAY. Now, in 2014, the pair is hoping to get lightning to strike for a third time,...Show More Summary

Brian De Palma and Al Pacino Reteam for ‘Retribution’

Brian De Palma is responsible for two of Al Pacino‘s many iconic roles: the leads in Scarface and Carlito’s Way. Now, after a long break from one another, the two are reportedly shopping a new movie at the American Film Market called Retribution. Show More Summary

‘Scarface’ Duo Al Pacino And Brian De Palma Are Re-teaming For ‘Retribution’

“Hookay!Ireloaded!”Lookwho’sjumpingbackintothefilm-makingsackagaintogether:Al“Hoo-Ah”PacinoandBrianDePalma.ScreenDailyannounced todaythattheteamthatmadeScarface wouldfinallybeworkingtogetheragainonRetribution,aremakeofthe2003BelgiumfilmTheMemoryofaKiller. ThestoryfollowsahitmanandapoliceofficerwhoteamtogethertostopachildprostitutionringinPhiladelphia,whichsoundsgoodenough.

German artist Bernd Koberling opens exhibition at Kewenig in Palma de Mallorca

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The painter, Bernd Koberling, who was born in Berlin in 1938, lives in Berlin and Iceland. Since first visiting Iceland in 1977, he spends several months each year at his second place of residence in Lodmundarfjördur on Iceland's eastern coast. Show More Summary

Film - Popcorn Taxi - Scarface

Wed 31 Aug Written by Oliver Stone (Platoon, Wall Street) and directed by Brian De Palma (The Untouchables), Scarface stars Academy Award winner Al Pacino as Cuban...

The Real-Life Reason Why Carrie's Climax Is So Terrifying

The conclusion to Brian De Palma's Carrie gives us one of horror's most iconic images â?? the sight of "prom queen" Sissy Spacek bathed in pig's blood... the butt of a cruel, cruel prank. And yet, Carrie co-star William Katt recallsShow More Summary

My beef with Training Day

I have extremely conflicting feelings about Training Day. A part of me loves this film, while another hates everything it represents. That is a rare feat for a film to achieve. On the bonus disc of Brian De Palma’s Scarface, there is a documentary about the impact of the 1983 film on popular culture. I [...]

HBO Suspends Pre-Production On Joe Paterno Movie With Brian De Palma & Al Pacino

It's been 20 months since Deadline broke the story of the Scarface duo of director Brian De Palma and Al Pacino's re-teaming for Happy Valley. The film chronicles the fall of Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno, whose legend was...Show More Summary

18 Years Later, Here's What Tom Cruise And Ving Rhames Look Like On The Mission: Impossible 5 Set

Believe it or not, it was a full 18 years ago that the big screen Mission: Impossible franchise got underway. It was all the way back in 1996 that director Brian De Palma first introduced us Tom Cruise's Ethan Hunt and Ving Rhames' Luther Stickell, and the characters have been come back again and again in the years since. Show More Summary

Behind the Scenes Photos from the Making Film 'Scarface'

Scarface is a 1983 American crime drama film directed by Brian De Palma and written by Oliver Stone. A remake of the 1932 film of the same name, Scarface tells the story of Cuban refugee Tony Montana (Al Pacino) who arrives in 1980s Miami with nothing, and rises up to become a powerful drug kingpin. Show More Summary

De Bomb

The Bulletproof Bomb From: London, England Take a pinch of The Libertines, a dash of Palma Violets and the odd sprinkle of Jamie T place in the centre of London with the temperature turned to maximum removing when golden brown and, viola, Shoes from The Bulletproof Bomb. Listen Visit The Bulletproof Bomb - Facebook

“In situ” Machining Together with the Nicol & Andrew Group

Zamakona Yards in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, are conducting together with the group Nicol & Andrew an “in situ” machining of the crankshaft of a main engine Bergen.

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

3 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

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

3 months 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 months 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

4 months 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

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