Brian De Palma

Weighing up Hollywood’s fixation with the War on Drugs

By Finley Crebolder

The trade in illegal drugs between Latin America and the US has been a favoured subject for mainstream filmmakers for decades.

Has John Wick replaced Scarface as hip hop’s favourite film?

By Jack Kavanagh

Keanu Reeves’ no-nonsense anti-hero has struck a chord with a new generation of rappers.

25 films we’d like to see at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival

By Little White Lies

Claire Denis, Yorgos Lanthimos and Terrence Malick could be competing for this year’s Palme d’Or.

The horror of coming-of-age in Brian De Palma’s Carrie

By Anton Bitel

Adolescence is key to everything in this seminal Stephen King adaptation from 1974.

Brian De Palma is returning to filmmaking after half a decade out

By Amy Bowker

The Scarface director has boarded Domino, with Christina Hendricks and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.

How Brian De Palma influenced the films of Noah Baumbach

By Nick Chen

Despite their stylistic differences, these great American directors share a similar approach to filmmaking.

De Palma

By David Jenkins

Noah Baumbach’s survey of the life and work of Brian De Palma is riveting and highly entertaining.

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Blow Out and the politics of despair

By Taylor Burns

Brian De Palma’s taut Watergate-era thriller highlights the difference between what a country believes itself to be, and what it actually is.

How Mission: Impossible set the blueprint for the modern actioner

By James Luxford

Twenty years ago Brian De Palma and Tom Cruise ushered in a new blockbuster era.

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