First Official Teaser for 'Carrie'

MGM’s remake of Brian De Palma’s classic teen horror film, Carrie, is a very, very real thing, and the release of the first official trailer for the project solidifies that fact. We’ve seen posters and production stills featuring star Chloë Grace Moretz in what’s clearly the film’s last act; maybe unsurprisingly, the teaser, seen below, continues holding […]

The Criterion Files: Sisters

Sisters: Directed by: Brian De Palma Written by: Brian De Palma, Louise Rose Starring: Margot Kidder, Jennifer Salt, William Finley, Charles Durning Cinematography: Gregory Sandor Music by: Bernard Herrmann Released: March 27, 1973 How does a film about voyeurism stand out in the oeuvre of Brian De Palma? By existing as a work of pure, […]

Off the Shelf…’Carlito’s Way’

I have always been a big fan of Al Pacino.  He has a style, a look and an intensity that is all his own.  He has been an important part of American Cinema in the last 30 years and played such famous (and near legendary) roles like Michael Corleone, Frank Serpico, Sonny Wortzik, and my […]