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Brian De Palma's Biography

Brian Russell De Palma (born September 11, 1940) is an American film director and writer. In a career spanning over 40 years, he is probably best known for his suspense and crime thriller films, including such box office successes as the horror film Carrie, Dressed to Kill, Scarface, The Untouchables, and Mission: Impossible.

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US film director Brian De Palma
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Brian De Palma News Stories

  • Bad boys: What's behind our love of gangsters?

      News Source: The Globe and Mail | 6 days ago
    Griffith unveiled what many consider the first fully fledged American gangster movie with The Musketeers of Pig Alley , a slum-set action melodrama that featured a character called Snapper Kid, a streetwise punk whose initial menace is undercut by
  • Andy Garcia Finds Love At Middleton

      News Source: The Huffington Post | 9 days ago
    Since making a splash as crack shot George Stone in Brian De Palma's The Untouchables , Andy Garcia has become one of the cinema's most prolific and diverse actors. The Cuban-born Garcia boasts over 100 credits on his resume, with roles ranging from
  • Clip joint: the best Stephen King film adaptations

      News Source: The Guardian | 14 days ago
    Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman in the film adaptation of Stephen King's The Shawshank Redemption...Stephen King is one of America's most imaginative and prolific authors, writing more than fifty bestselling novels and collections to date. Although he'

Brian De Palma Blogs

  • McBASTARD'S MAUSOLEUM: Brian De Palma's SISTERS (1973 ...

      Blog Source: | 5 days ago
    Arrow Video is delighted to announce the latest addition to its roster of Brian De Palma movies with the UK Blu-ray debut of Sisters, arguably the first true Brain De Palma suspense thriller. Following the recent release of The Fury and the truly&
  • Weird Movie Village: Nancy Allen: An Appreciation

      Blog Source: | 5 days ago
    Her earliest appearance was as Jack Nicholson's nervous date in The Last Detail (1973), but everyone remembers her first major role as the Wild Cherry Lip Smacker-flavored bitch Chris Hargensen in Brian De Palma's Carrie (1976).
  • Raising Cain | Screen Goblin

      Blog Source: | 5 days ago
    To paraphrase my co-Goblin Dan, “Brian De Palma totally kisses Alfred Hitchcock's butt”. I said in my recent review of Dressed to Kill that it was in many ways an extension of Hitchcock's themes and ideas, and Raising Cain continues in this&

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