Brian De Palma: C/D, S/D etc

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kudos for original list maker mentioning Carlito's Way and NOT Scarface.

granted, I like the latter. when I'm angry it's a movie that gets my jices flowing, but all things considered it's very one-dimensional. No reason for it to be three hours long outside of the fact that De Palma probably figured American audiences assumed longer=avant garde.

His rise to power was nothing more than a montage and his fall from grace comes out of nowhere and very abruptly.

Really if you approach the movie for what it is, eye candy with catchy one liners, it's a good time. But there's nothing to worship about it.

Carlito's Way was much better.

Bo Jackson Overdrive, Saturday, 8 December 2007 03:47 (twelve years ago) link

Well, you know what my D choices are. Everything else can go in C.

Eric H., Saturday, 8 December 2007 04:53 (twelve years ago) link

er, everything else can go in S.

Eric H., Saturday, 8 December 2007 04:53 (twelve years ago) link

four years pass...

trailer for PASSION

Legendary General Cypher Raige (Gukbe), Thursday, 23 August 2012 17:30 (eight years ago) link

six years pass...

Local rep:

I think I've seen them both (once each, a while ago), but I'll be there for sure.

clemenza, Monday, 25 March 2019 18:06 (one year ago) link

Arrow USA just did a box w/those two and Hi Mom!.

a large tuna called “Justice” (C. Grisso/McCain), Tuesday, 26 March 2019 18:57 (one year ago) link

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