Brian De Palma

Blow Out, and why cinema needs shock endings

Ryan Lambie Feature
Jul 4, 2016

Brian De Palma's 80s thriller Blow Out contains one of the era’s great shock endings. It shows why we need movies that challenge us...

The Fury: Brian De Palma’s underrated, explosive movie

Ryan Lambie Feature
Jun 27, 2016

Director Brian De Palma followed Carrie with another gory vaunt into the supernatural. Here's why The Fury deserves a revisit...

10 unsung heroes behind Star Wars: A New Hope

Ryan Lambie Top 10
Apr 23, 2015

The Star Wars franchise is going strong 38 years later. But what about the artists and filmmakers who helped make the 1977 original a hit?

Scarface remake presses ahead, writer found

Simon Brew News
Mar 19, 2015

The latest Scarface remake lands a fresh writer, as Universal presses on with the project...

Mission: Impossible films: how each director made their mark

Tim George Feature
Jan 6, 2015

Brian De Palma, John Woo, JJ Abrams and Brad Bird have all directed Tom Cruise in a Mission: Impossible film. But how did their styles vary?

10 mystifying Razzie nominations

Ryan Lambie Top 10
Jan 22, 2014

Like any awards ceremony, the Razzies can sometimes make some bizarre decisions. Here's our pick of 10 mystifying nominations...

Carrie review

Ryan Lambie Review
Nov 26, 2013

Chloe Grace Moretz stars in a new adaptation of Stephen King's hit novel, Carrie. Here's Ryan's review...

Harry Potter's David Yates to direct a Scarface remake?

Al Pacino in Scarface with a pile of cocaine
Ryan Lambie News
Aug 1, 2013

British director David Yates, who shepherded the last four Harry Potter movies, could be taking on a remake of Scarface...

Looking back at Carlito’s Way

Ryan Lambie Feature
May 3, 2013

With sterling performances from Al Pacino and Sean Penn, Carlito's Way is a classic 90s thriller. Ryan takes a look back...

Pacino and De Palma set to team up for Paterno biopic

Al Pacino in Scarface with a pile of cocaine
Glen Chapman News
Jan 18, 2013

Twenty years after Carlito's Way, Al Pacino and Brian De Palma are set to team up for a biopic of the disgraced college football coach