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